Covid-19 Notice:

Due to the current pandemic, we have taken the sensible and necessary step to close our London and Bournemouth Offices.  This means we cannot receive post or hard-copy communications - we ask that you correspond with us solely by e-mail and telephone during this time.  

However, the business remains fully open and all of our team remain on hand to help and assist.  Please don't hesitate to give any of us a call, for some initial free of charge advice on any issues you may be facing.  For regular updates, see our BlogLinkedIn and Facebook pages. 

With thanks and best wishes from all of the team, JAL 

Our Prices

For details of the prices we charge by work type, please see the relevant page under the Our Services section.


Our fees are either based on a time spent basis at the fee-earners hourly rate or on a fixed fee agreed prior to the commencement of each individual matter. We do, wherever possible, provide clients with costs estimates at the outset of their instructions to us.  Please note that we are providing you with an estimate of anticipated costs in good faith based upon our experience, but such costs are estimates and not fixed-fees.  Depending on the complexity of the case as it develops, we may need to review our costs estimates with you from time to time.

This firms’ hourly rates scale is set out below, time is charged in units of 6 minutes.  The fees stated below are for the period commencing 1 January 2018.  It is our policy to review our fees annually.

Experience LevelHourly Rate (plus VAT)
12+ years PQE£325.00
10 to 12 years PQE£300.00
8 to 10 years PQE£275.00
6 to 8 years PQE£250.00
4 to 6 years PQE£225.00
2 to 4 years PQE£200.00
NQ to 2 years PQE£175.00
Trainee Solicitor£125.00
Legal Assistant£90.00

Nb.     PQE - Post-Qualification Experience                      NQ = Newly Qualified

‘Disbursements’ are payments made by us to third parties on your behalf, such as Court Fees; Land Registry Fees or payments to HMRC.  Disbursements are charged in addition to our fees.     


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