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[Letterhead] Dear [Insert client’s name] Re [describe matter] Thank you for your instructions to act on your behalf in connection with [describe matter]. This engagement...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the most common types of funding. It is not the intention to give a full explanation of the legal and regulatory requirements for...

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You must treat clients fairly and ensure you achieve this outcome in all your dealings regarding costs. This practice note explains the regulatory requirements that you...

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We have reached a stage in your matter where it is appropriate for me to update you on costs. How costs are calculated It would probably be helpful for me to remind you...

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We have reached a stage in your matter where it is appropriate for me to update you on costs. How costs are calculated It would probably be helpful for me to remind you...

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We have reached a stage in your matter where it is appropriate for me to update you on costs. How costs are calculated It would probably be helpful for me to remind you...

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We have reached a stage in your matter where it is appropriate for me to update you on costs. How costs are calculated It would probably be helpful for me to remind you...

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We have reached a stage in your matter where it is appropriate for me to update you on costs. How costs are calculated It would probably be helpful for me to remind you...

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Failure to provide adequate costs estimates is one of the most common causes of client complaints and disciplinary action by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)....

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You must treat clients fairly and ensure you achieve this outcome in all your dealings regarding costs. This practice note explains the regulatory...

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You must treat clients fairly and ensure you achieve this outcome in all your dealings regarding costs. This practice note explains the regulatory requirements that you...

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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011 and 2019 regimes in relation to introductions and instructions to third parties. For more detailed...

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1 Legal costs 1.1 There are [two OR three] main elements to the legal costs of [insert brief description of services, eg obtaining a grant of probate and distributing an...

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1 Legal costs 1.1 There are [two OR three] main elements to the legal costs of [insert brief description of services, eg obtaining a grant of probate and distributing an...

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From 6 December 2018, law firms must publish information on their website on the prices they charge and what these cover. This does not apply to all legal services, but...

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Our pricing for bringing and defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissal Simple case: £[insert range] (excluding VAT) Medium complexity case: £[insert range]...

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Fixed fee example for an application for a new premises licence (simple application) Fixed fee of £[insert fee] (including VAT but excluding disbursements). This fee is...

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Probate We can help you through this difficult process by obtaining the Grant of Probate on your behalf. We will also undertake the collecting and distributing of assets...

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Hourly rate: £[insert rate] On average, this type of works takes [insert range of hours] hours to complete. This means that on average costs are between £[insert cost...

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Drink driving offence, guilty plea—fixed fee £[insert fee] Fee includes: • two hours attendance/preparation; — considering evidence; — taking your instructions; —...

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Applying for the grant, collecting and distributing the assets We anticipate this will take between [insert minimum hours] and [insert maximum hours] hours of work at...

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Purchase of a freehold residential property Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with registration at the...

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Purchase of a leasehold residential property Our fees* cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with registration at...

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Court claims These costs apply where your claim is in relation to an unpaid invoice which is not disputed and enforcement action is not needed. If the other party...

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1 Our contract with you 1.1 These Terms of Business (as updated from time to time) apply to all work we do on your behalf. It is an important document—please read and...

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