For unfair/wrongful dismissal claims, costs are likely to be in the range of £25,000 to £40,000 plus V20% AT and including Counsel’s fees, to pursue a case to trial. This depends on several factors, including the length of the trial, the complexity of the issues, the number of witnesses etc.

Hourly rates range between £175 to £375 plus 20% VAT depending on the experience of the fee earner.

The above range includes all correspondence, pleadings, disclosure, witness statements and representation at the trial.

We charge a compliance fee per instruction which can cost anywhere between £12.50 – £150 + 20% VAT depending on the number of parties to check and complexity of work involved.

Costs in your case may be higher and a specific estimate would be provided to you at the appropriate time.

Please contact Satbir Singh Choudry, Partner, for more information (020 3940 3781 or

Details of the team are available here Employment Law.

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