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FAIR PRICING

Hodders Solicitors operate in a number of different areas of law, servicing SME’s and Individuals.

Comparing the cost of legal services can be difficult and can depend on factors such as the nature of the case, or the geographical location.

To help you with your decision we have a number of pricing tables based on the area of law.

All of our services are offered on a fixed fee basis where possible, depending on the nature and complexity of your case. If your case is considered to be too complex to offer a fixed fee, then you will be offered an hourly rate. The hourly rates for all of our staff can be found in their profiles.

All conveyancing is on a fixed fee basis.

Our Pricing Plans

All of our services are offered on a fixed fee basis where possible, depending on the nature and complexity of your case. If your case is considered to be too complex to offer a fixe fee, then you will be offered an hourly rate. The hourly rates for all of our staff can be found in their profiles.

Initial 30 min consultation (deducted from main fee if you instruct us)

£150

Divorce proceedings (petitioner)

From £549

Divorce Proceedings (respondent)

From £449

Co-habitation agreements

From £900

Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial agreements

From £1,200

Judicial separation

From £990

Court Proceedings (Financial Remedy) resulting from divorce

From £4,850

Financial Consent Order

From £1,200

Child Arrangements Order

From £1,800

Cohabitation breakdown

From £3,600

Injunctions (Non-Molestation & Occupation Orders)

From £2,400

Statutory Declaration

From £200

Declaration of Trust

From £550

Change of Name Deed

From £360

All of our services are offered on a fixed fee basis where possible, depending on the nature and complexity of your case. If your case is considered to be too complex to offer a fixed fee, then you will be offered an hourly rate. The hourly rates for all of our staff can be found in their profiles.

Applications for naturalisation or registration under the British Nationality Act

Services provided includes  –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.   

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • Current Home Office application fee – £1,330.00
  • Current Home Office application fee for a child – £1,012

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

 

From £990

Applications on behalf of European Economic Area (EEA)

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

 Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.   

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • If you are an extend family member, then there may be a Home Office fee of £65.00

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

 

From £660

Student and work experience visas

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

 Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.   

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • Home Office Application fee, in country – £475.00
  • ECO Application fee (outside UK) £348.00
  • NHS surcharge – £470.00 per year

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

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From £1,100

Visit Visas (for tourism, or visiting friends/family

Services provided includes  –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.   

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • Home Office Application fee, –
    • 6 months visa – £95.00
    • 2 years multiple entry – £361.00
    • 5 year multiple entry – £655.00
    • 10 year multiple entry – £822.00

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally around 2 to 3 months. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

From £780

Spouse and partners applications, including fiancé(e)s or proposed civil

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.   

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • ECO Application fee – £1600.00 (this will vary according to currency fluctuation)
  • Bio metric appointment fee – £125.00 to £225.00 (depending on the country of application)
  • NHS surcharge – £1560.00

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months. 

From £1,440

Family application for parents under rights of a British Citizen child/partner 10 year route FLR

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.    

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • Application fee – £1033.00
  • NHS Surcharge fee – £1560.00
  • Bio-metric appointment fee – £60-125.00

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

From £1,320

Applications for work, business or study under the Points-Based System

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

 Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.   

Above fee excludes following disbursements

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 1 to 2 months. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 2 to 3 months.

From £1,860

Dependent relative and family reunion applications

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.    

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • ECO Application fee – £1600.00 (this may vary according to currency fluctuations)
  • NHS Surcharge fee – £1560.00
  • Bio-metric appointment fee – £125.00-225.00

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

From £1,800

Long residence applications

Services provided includes –

  1. Advice and assistance throughout on your eligibility, documents required etc
  2. To complete the online application
  3. To submit the online application on your behalf
  4. To maintain file and respond post-application enquiries from the Home Office
  5. To advise on post-decision action

Services excluded –

This fee does not cover any services provided at an appeal stage if the application is refused.    

Above fee excludes following disbursements

  • Application fee – £2389.00
  • Bio-metric appointment fee – £60-125.00

Please note that the Home Office application fees and the NHS health surcharges may vary from time to time. Above stated fees are at the time of this publication. Please follow this link for Home Office application fees – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/visa-regulations-revised-table/home-office-immigration-and-nationality-fees-6-april-2021#fn:6

 

 

Time scale – Home Office time scale for consideration is normally 12 weeks. However, Home Office consideration time will depend on each individual application. On average an application from instructions to the decision can take around 4 to 5 months.

From £1,440

All of our services are offered on a fixed fee basis where possible, depending on the nature and complexity of your case. If your case is considered to be too complex to offer a fixe fee, then you will be offered an hourly rate, however we will always provide cost estimates at each stage and advise you fi those cost estimates change significantly. The hourly rates for all of our staff can be found in their profiles.

Grant of probate

From £595

Deed of variation