OUR BARRISTERS WORK ON THE BASIS OF FIXED FEES FOR EACH STAGE OF A JOB, AGREED IN ADVANCE AND TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE FOLLOWING:

FOR COURT AND TRIBUNAL HEARINGS AND MEDIATIONS

  • The nature of the hearing.
  • The value and importance of the matter.
  • Estimate of preparation time.
  • Estimate of time to be spent in hearing.
  • Complexity or novelty of the issues.
  • The extent and complexity of the documents to be considered.
  • The seniority of counsel and any specialist expertise required.
  • The proximity of instruction to date of hearing.
  • Degree of urgency.
  • Any travel to be undertaken.

FOR WRITTEN ADVICE AND/OR VIDEO CONFERENCES WITH COUNSEL.

  • Complexity and value of the matter.
  • The extent and complexity of the documents to be considered.
  • Degree of urgency.
  • The seniority of counsel and any specialist expertise required.

Our Clerks will normally need to see the instructions or written details of the matter prior to providing a fixed fee quote which will be based on the criteria listed above and Chambers is not obliged to provide a detailed breakdown of fees. We do not charge on the basis of hourly rates and so please do not ask us for such rates.

All work is undertaken only after written terms of work have been agreed upon with the client and the appropriate anti-money laundering checks have been made.

ILLUSTRATIVE RANGES OF TYPICAL PUBLIC ACCESS FIXED FEES*

Initial video conference £575 + VAT – £1,500 + VAT
Written advice  £575 + VAT – £1,500 + VAT
Preparation of notice of appeal, including a further video conference with you if needed, and assisting with the drafting of any tribunal application £575 + VAT – £1,500 + VAT
Applications to HMRC for tax refund £1,500 + VAT – £1,750 + VAT
Preparation and attendance at virtual Mediation £2,500 + VAT – £5,750 + VAT
Preparation for and attendance at first day of tax appeal hearing by video £5,750 + VAT – £10,000 + VAT
Appearances per day, after the first day of the video hearing £2,500 + VAT – £5,000 + VAT

*Fees for professional clients including licensed access are agreed individually on a case by case basis and the ranges of fees listed above do not apply.

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For professional and insurance reasons Patrick is unable to offer any advice until he has been formally instructed.