Family & Child Law Fees


Only apply to non-partners/non-consultants

1. One off up to one hour meeting (general advise letter to be sent following meeting)

£150 (inclusive of VAT)

2. One off up to one hour meeting (general advise letter to be sent following meeting and one off letter to other side for negotiations)

£200 plus VAT (Total: £240)

Fixed Fees for Divorce Proceedings

3. DIY Divorce

Lawyer assisted divorce. This includes meeting followed by detailed advice letter on completion of divorce papers and procedures involved, reading completed documents and checking they are correct, further advices on telephone. Fee payable at the start of the case.

£300 plus VAT (Total: £360)

4. Fixed Fee for Uncontested Divorce (Petitioner)

This fee is for an uncontested divorce where both parties cooperate with the procedure. Includes initial consultation, corresponding with the Respondent, preparation of all paperwork, lodging all documents with the court from the issue of proceedings to first appointment. This fee does not include any work in respect of children matters, ancillary relief matters etc. This fee does not include court fee for application for bailiff service, deemed service, instructing a process server etc.

£950 inclusive of VAT plus court fee (£550) (some clients may be exempt from paying this fee) – Total: £1500

5. Fixed Fee for Uncontested Divorce (Respondent)

Includes the initial consultation, corresponding with the petitioner, completion of acknowledgment of service, advises on decree nisi and decree absolute

£400 plus VAT (£80.00) – Total: £480

6. Fixed Fee for drafting divorce petition only

£200 plus VAT (£40) – Total: £240

7. Statement in support of service

Drafting statement in support of divorce and application for decree nisi

£100 plus VAT – Total £120

Fixed Fee for Children Act Proceedings

8. Preparing and Drafting Application for Children Act Proceedings

Preparation of Children Act applications including C100 (and if required C1, C2 and C8)

(i) C100 and C1A

£200 plus VAT for C100

£350 plus VAT for both C100 and C1A

(ii) C1 and C2

£150 plus VAT

(iii) C8

£50 plus VAT

9. Fixed fee appointment for preparing first statement

£500-£1000 plus VAT for statement subject to paper volume and complexity

10. Fixed fee appointment for parental responsibility agreement

£150 plus VAT plus Court Fee (£45) or fee remission

Fixed Fee for Advocacy in Children Act Proceedings

11. Advocacy for directions/review hearing (T/E 30 minutes – 1 hour)

£350-£500 plus VAT – for advocacy depending on complexity and paper volume.

12. Advocacy for contested/final/fact finding hearing

Half day from £750 plus VAT

Full day from £1,000 – £1,250 plus VAT

Refresher £750 plus VAT per subsequent day

Fixed Fee for Change of Name for Adults

13. Change of Name and/or Statutory Declaration

£75.00 plus VAT (£15) – Total: £90

Protecting the Family Home in the Client’s Spouses Sole Name

14. Advise and drafting matrimonial home rights notice

£195 plus VAT plus any relevant Land Registry fee if applicable


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