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What legal services do you offer? 

We offer advice and assistance on a wide range of legal aspects. The main areas are: 
Residential Conveyancing 
Commercial Litigation 
Landlord and Tenant Disputes 
Immigration 
Personal Injury Law 
PPI claims 
CICA Claims 
Debt Recovery 
Private client work 
Wills and Probate 

Our Professional Employment Fees 

Completion of ACAS form and submission 
£90 plus VAT 
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£50 plus VAT 
Completion of ET1 
£250 plus VAT 
Completion of ET3 
£350 plus VAT 
Drafting Settlement Agreement 
£350 plus VAT 
Additional Costs where agreement falls under a No Win No Fee Agreement 
25% of Damages 
Court Fees are payable in addition as Disbursements 
 
Details of disbursements (third party payments) will be given when providing a formal quotation as many of these depend on the circumstances. 

Conveyancing fees 

Sale of property 

ECP fees 
£450.00 plus VAT (total £540.00) 
Telegraphic transfer administration fee per bank transfer 
£30.00 plus VAT (total £36.00) 
Total from 
£480.00 plus VAT (total £576.00) 

Re-mortgage of property 

ECP fees 
£250.00 plus VAT (total £300.00) 
Telegraphic transfer administration fee per bank transfer 
£30.00 plus VAT (total £36.00) 
Total from 
£280.00 plus VAT (£336.00) 

Purchase of property 

ECP fees  
£500.00 plus VAT (total £600.00) – with mortgage 
£600.00 plus VAT (total £720.00)- leasehold with mortgage 
£450.00 plus VAT (total £540.00) – cash purchase  
£550.00 plus VAT (total £660.00) – leasehold cash purchase 
Telegraphic transfer administration fee per bank transfer 
£30.00 plus VAT (total £36.00) 
Total from 
£530.00 plus VAT (total £636.00) – with mortgage  
£630.00 plus VAT (total £756.00) - leasehold with mortgage  
£480.00 plus VAT (total £576.00) – cash purchase  
£580.00 plus VAT (total £696.00) – leasehold cash purchase 

Transfer of equity 

ECP fees 
£225.00 plus VAT (total £270.00) 
Telegraphic transfer administration fee per bank transfer 
£30.00 plus VAT (total £36.00) 
Total from 
£255.00 plus VAT (total £306.00) 
**Where appropriate all fees include dealing with Stamp Duty Land Tax return and dealing with the mortgage** 
 
Details of the disbursements (third party payments) will be given when providing a formal quotation as many of them depend on the circumstances and price of the property. 

Our Professional Probate Fees 

Our probate fees are calculated both on the value of the estate and the amount of work involved 
Work done  
Hourly rate - £100.00 plus VAT 
Telephone calls and letters - £10.00 plus VAT per call/letter 
Value of the estate 
Solicitor not an Executor 
1% of the gross value of the estate less residence 
½ % of the value of the residence 
 
Solicitor sole Executor or joint Executor with any other person 
1 ½% of the gross value of the estate less residence 
¾% of the value of the residence 
*e.g. 
Disbursements 
Various e.g. probate fees and Land Registry fees, CHAP fees, etc. We have no obligation to affect such payments unless funds have been provided by the Client for that purpose. VAT may be payable on certain disbursements. 
* For example in an Estate with a gross value less the residence of say £100,000.00, where the Solicitor acting is not an Executor, a fee of 1%, £1,000.00 would be added to the hourly rate charged for the amount of time spent and letters and telephone calls etc. in dealing with the matter. 
 
For further example, if the Estate also included a residence of say £100,000.00 a further ½% would be added, £500.00. VAT would also be added to the above sums. 

The Ellen Court Partnership's Fees in Respect of Landlord Services 

Service of a single Statutory Notice (Section 8 or Section 21 
 
£90 (inclusive of VAT) 
Service of a both Statutory Notices (Section 8 and Section 21) 
 
£130.00 (inclusive of VAT) 
Issuing Section 8 proceedings 
Includes the Court fee and representation at the hearing, drafting and service of the relevant Claim Form and Particulars, drafting witness statements and preparing for court hearing, instructing representation 
£1100.00 (inclusive of VAT) 
Issuing Section 21 standard procedure 
Includes Court fee, representation at the hearing, drafting and service of Claim Form and Particulars of Claim, drafting witness statements and preparing for court hearing, instructing representation 
£1000.00 (inclusive of VAT) 
Section 21 accelerated procedure 
Includes Court and drafting and service of the relevant Claim Form and Particulars of Claim 
£680.00 (inclusive of VAT) 
Enforcement possession 
 
Starting from £100.00 plus VAT and court fee 
Drafting Assured Shorthold Tenancy 
 
£100.00 plus VAT 

Our fees for wills 

For a single will our fees start from £150.00 plus VAT 
 
For wills for a married couple where the wills are identical (or almost identical) of fees are £220.00 plus VAT 
 
Our fees include drafting of the will, and the signing of it, we also store the original will free of charge. 

Our Professional Immigration Fees 

Fee scale on a fixed-fee basis, effective from 1st January 2019 until further notice. 
 
This fee scale details our fees for all immigration and asylum advice and services that we provide to our clients. Should you wish to withdraw instructions part way through your case you will be charged for all work undertaken on your behalf at an hourly rate of £100.00 plus VAT. 
 
We offer a free 20 minute consultation. Any time after this is charged at the Advice Only rate below. 
 
Ellen Court Law is registered with HMRC for VAT and our VAT Registration Number is 531 6816 50. Our fees are listed below, with the right-hand column being inclusive of VAT at 20%. 
ADVICE ONLY 
 
General advice and case review, suitable for any immigration, asylum or naturalisation matter. 
 
Excluding VAT 
Including VAT 
Free 20 minute consultation. Time exceeding this is chargeable at £50 exclusive of VAT up to 30 minutes. Includes oral advice at consultation. 
£50 
£60 
Comprises 30 minute of face-to-face (including telephone session) followed up with written summary of advice. 
This package can be 'topped-up' with an application or appeal package below at the adviser's discretion. 
£91.96 
£110 
FORM CHECKING/DOCUMENT CHECKING SERVICE – Naturalisation 
 
Suitable for any naturalisation matter. *These services do not include the submission of the application. *Should you require submission of the application, this service can be ‘topped-up’ with an application or appeal package below at the adviser’s discretion. 
Silver Package - Comprises checking self-completed application form and all supporting documentary evidence.  
Package includes advice on whether further evidence required 
£208.33  
£250.00  
Gold Package – Comprises completion of the application form and checking all supporting documentary evidence. 
Package includes advice on whether further evidence required. 
£291.97 
£350.00 
IMMIGRATION (NON-PBS) APPLICATION PACKAGES 
 
Advice and full application Service 
*Multiple applicants on same application attract 50% reduction if completed at same time. 
 
Exc. VAT 
Including VAT 
Visit visas (most categories, including multiple-entry) - Entry Clearance 
£437.50 
£525.00 
EEA Residence Card/Permit, ECAA application, Zambrano,3/TFEU, WRS, SAWs, A8 and A2 (excluding Work Permit) applications in country 
£479.17 
£575.00 
EEA- Entry Clearance 
£583.33 
£700.00 
Settlement – Entry clearance 
£750.00 
£900.00 
Extension – In country 
£625.00 
£750.00 
Settlement Applications – non PBS 
£750.00 
£900.00 
Domestic violence 
£437.50 
£525.00 
Dependants – unless separate Immigration Rules apply 
Half of main applicant fee 
Half of main applicant fee 
Witness statement to accompany any application package (excluding concession outside of the Rules packages) (*Capped at £200 inc. VAT) 
£50.00 
£60.00 per hour 
ASYLUM APPLICATION PACKAGES 
 
Advice on your asylum or humanitarian protection claim regardless of immigration status in the UK. Comprises guidance on asylum, advice on the merits of your case, assistance in selecting appropriate supporting evidence, guidance in commissioning expert or third-party evidence, writing supporting legal representations to the UKBA and writing reminder letters to the UKBA at appropriate intervals for up-to a year from the date of application. 
 
Ex. VAT 
Inc. VAT 
Asylum claims – comprising advice on asylum, review and response to UKBA interviews, guidance on appropriate evidence and preparation of outline witness statement 
£833.33 
£1,000.00 
Fresh claim for asylum – comprising advice on the relevant law, review of documents, guidance on evidence and full written representation. 
£1,250.00 
£1,500.00 
SET (Protection) applications 
£125.00 
£150.00 
Asylum and Humanitarian Protection Appeal Packages 
Merits test assess the prospects of success in bringing an appeal against refusal, followed up with detailed written advice. (No merits in lodging appeal.) 
£558.33 
£220.00 
Preparing appeal including advice on appropriate supporting evidence and witness statement(s) – fee varies with complexity 
£1000.00 
£1200.00 
Advocacy at First-Tier Immigration and Asylum Chamber Tribunal 
£375.00 
£450.00 
Full First-Tier appeal package – Immigration (inc. merits to representation) 
£1541.67 
£1850.00 
IMMIGRATION APPEAL PACKAGES 
 
Following the refusal of an immigration application, asylum or human rights claim carrying a requisite right of appeal. These packages are modular and you can select the services you require 
Merits test assess the prospects of success in bringing an appeal against refusal, followed up with detailed written advice. (No merits in lodging appeal.) 
£558.33 
£220.00 
Preparing appeal including advice on appropriate supporting evidence and witness statement(s) – fee varies with complexity 
£791.67 
£950.00 
Advocacy at First-Tier Immigration and Asylum Chamber Tribunal 
£375.00 
£450.00 
Full First-Tier appeal package – Immigration (inc. merits to representation) 
£1333.00 
£1600.00 
HIGHER APPEAL PACKAGES 
Merits test and drafting grounds for permission to appeal inc. renewal to Upper Tribunal 
£1250 
£1500.00 
Preparation and Tribunal attendance 
From £750.00 
From £900.00 
POINTS BASED SYSTEM (PBS) APPLICATION PACKAGES 
 
Application to extend your PBS visa, switch to another category of PBS visa or application for settlement and applications by PBS dependents. Comprises advice on the merits of your case, assistance in selecting appropriate supporting evidence, completion of the application form, writing supporting legal representations to the UKBA and writing reminder letters to the UKBA at appropriate intervals for up-to a year from the date of application. 
Tier 1 (General) – highly skilled professional  
£833.33 
£1000.00 
Tier 1 (Investor) – investing £1,000,000 in the UK 
£2,500.00 
£3,000.00 
Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) extension or settlement application 
£1,125.00 
£1,350.00 
Tier 2, 4, 5 
£708.33 
£850.00 
PBS dependant 
(when applying at same time as the main applicant) 
Half of main applicant 
Half of main applicant 
PBS dependant 
(when applying separately from the main applicant) 
£541.67 
£650.00 
You can rest assured that whether you have a small issue or a complex legal matter, your case will be treated in the same way. Our experience tells us that each client’s case requires individual care and attention. All cases are different, no two cases are the same. 

Can you help me? 

Whether you need to see a solicitor urgently or need a hospital, home visit or an out of hours appointment, we can provide all these services at no initial cost. We are entirely flexible and work around our client’s needs. 
 
So what happens in the unlikely event we can’t help for whatever reason? Well we are confident that we will find someone who can, with the benefit of our extensive professional business network. 
 
We go the extra mile. We don’t work 9-5, we work start to finish! 

How much do you charge? 

One of the first questions clients ask is: “How much does this cost?” It’s a good question. Well, we like to be reasonable and offer a flexible, straightforward and very competitive pricing structure. 
 
After a free initial review of a clients case, We often offer a bespoke pricing policy, which in our view is the fairest way to deal with matters. No chargeable costs will be paid for by any of our clients unless we advise our clients in advance. No nasty or hidden surprises down the line. 
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