Our Legal Fees

Conveyancing Fees

We offer a fixed fee for this type of service which is on a sliding scale based on the value of the property you are looking to buy or sell.

Sale

Value of property: Fee: Vat: Land Registry (approx): Total Fee:
0-150,000 495.00 99.00 25.00 619.00
150,000-200,000 550.00 110.00 25.00 685.00
200,000-250,000 595.00 119.00 25.00 739.00
250,000-300,000 625.00 125.00 25.00 775.00
300,000-350,000 650.00 130.00 25.00 805.00
350,000-400,000 695.00 139.00 25.00 859.00
400,000-450,000 750.00 150.00 25.00 925.00
450,000-500,000* 895.00 179.00 25.00 1,099.00

*Properties valued above £500,000 will be agreed by negotiation.


Purchase

Value of property: Fee: Vat: Searches: Land Registry: Total Fee:
0-150,000 495.00 99.00 200.00 95 889.00
150,000-200,000 550.00 110.00 200.00 95 955.00
200,000-250,000 595.00 119.00 200.00 135 1,049.00
250,000-300,000 625.00 125.00 200.00 135 1,085.00
300,000-350,000 650.00 130.00 200.00 135 1,115.00
350,000-400,000 695.00 139.00 200.00 135 1,169.00
400,000-450,000 750.00 150.00 200.00 135 1,235.00
450,000-500,000* 895.00 179.00 200.00 135 1,409.00

*Properties valued above £500,000 will be agreed by negotiation.


Re-mortgage

Please ask for a quotation for our fees in respect of re-mortgage(s).

Our estimated charges above reflect a straightforward transaction with no complications and this charging structure is, we feel, a fair one in that straightforward uncomplicated transactions attract lower charges while the more complicated transactions, which involve unexpected additional work, attract higher fees. The additional charges are identified and laid out clearly in our client engagement letter. These may include charges relating to identification checks, leasehold property, managing agents, joint ownership, shared equity ownership, mortgages, help to buy, title, indemnity insurance etc.

Potential additional disbursements and Tax may include:

  • HM land registry fees (estimated above)
  • Search fees including mining searches, local searches and drainage searches (estimated above)
  • Bank charges for electronic funds transfers
  • Copy document fees
  • Search insurance
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (England) / Land Transaction Tax (Wales)

This list is not exhaustive and can also depend on mortgage lenderís requirements. We will always inform you in advance of the total disbursements applicable to your particular transaction(s).




Probate & Will Fees


Last Will & Testament Fees

Single Will £175 plus VAT.

Couples/mirrored Wills £275 plus VAT.

Codicil £150 plus VAT.

Notice of Severance of Joint Tenancy £100 plus VAT.

Declaration of Trust £375 plus VAT.

If you require advice on a discretionary trust or trust and inheritance tax planning, fees can be given on request based on individual circumstances.



Lasting Power of Attorney & Enduring Power of Attorney Fees

Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney £395 plus VAT plus Court of Protection registration fee (currently £82).

Property & Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney £395 plus VAT plus Court of Protection registration fee (currently £82).

Registration of an Enduring Power of Attorney £300 plus VAT plus Court of Protection registration fee (currently £82).



Deputyship Orders

Application for Property & Affairs Deputyship Order £1500 plus VAT and Court of Protection fees.

Application for Health & Welfare Deputyship Order from £2,500 plus VAT and Court of Protection fees.




Probate Fees

Preparing documents limited to obtaining a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration where no inheritance tax £500 plus VAT and disbursements (Probate Registry fees currently £155 and £1.50 per copy; Will search fee £95 plus VAT and ID search fees of £15 plus VAT for each executor).

Preparing documents limited to obtaining a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration where inheritance tax payable from £1,750 plus VAT and disbursements (Probate Registry fee currently £155 and £1.50 per copy; Will search fee of £95 plus VAT and ID search fees of £15 plus VAT for each executor).

Obtaining Grant of Probate and dealing with the administration of an Estate: Fee estimate would be provided upon considering the work involved on an individual basis.†Charges are calculated on an hourly rate currently £210 per hour plus VAT rather than a percentage of the Estate.

An estimate in relation to a straightforward Estate administration would be from £1,750 plus VAT and disbursements (Will search £95 plus VAT; Probate Registry fee £155 plus £1.50 per copy Grant of Probate; Statutory advertisement and Bankruptcy searches; ID search fees of £15 plus VAT for each executor and beneficiary. We would also make a charge for bank transfers to each beneficiary of £35 plus VAT or £150 plus VAT if monies are to be transferred to a foreign Bank).

On larger Estates a detailed estimate would be provided.

If complex advice is required or if the estate has considerable issues with regard to property or taxation then there could well be additional expert fees such as surveyors and valuers and accountants.†Details would be sought as to estimated costs from any persons instructed prior to instruction.

Charges for an Asset or Transfer of a deceased share of Property £375 plus VAT plus Land Registry scale fees based on value of property.

Deed of Variation of Will or Intestacy £395 plus VAT.