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Employment Tribunal Claims Fees

Defending Employment Tribunal Claims - Solicitors' Fees

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£7,500 - £20,000 +VAT at 20%
For a one day unfair dismissal claim based on work carried out at solicitor, associate or senior associate level with partner involvement and supervision as needed (see estimating costs below for further details).

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16 - 30 weeks
Estimated time between initial instructions and proceeding to a hearing. Alternatively, approximately 2-3 weeks if settlement reached.

(see timescales below for further details)

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Our Services

The fees set out above cover all of the work, in relation to the following key stages of a claim:

  • taking initial instructions, reviewing the papers and advising you on merits and likely compensation payable
  • entering into pre-claim conciliation (where appropriate) to explore whether a settlement can be reached
  • preparing a claim or response
  • reviewing and advising on any response from the other party
  • preparing or considering a schedule of loss
  • preparing for and attending a Preliminary Hearing
  • exchanging documents with the other party and agreeing a bundle of documents
  • preparing witness statements, to include preparing first drafts, reviewing and finalising statements
  • preparing a bundle of documents
  • reviewing and advising on the other party's witness statements
  • agreeing a list of issues, a chronology and/or cast list (if appropriate)
  • preparation and attendance at Final Hearing, including instructions to Counsel (where appropriate)
  • exploring settlement and negotiating settlement throughout the process.

The range of costs shown above is an estimate only and deals with an employment tribunal relating to unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal. Please contact your usual team contact or the Head of the team to discuss the full range of employment law services we provide.


For specialist legal support defending claims brought before the Employment Tribunal, please contact Gareth Edwards on 0117 314 5220 or make an online enquiry below.

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Meet the Team

Our employment lawyers based in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham provide specialist legal advice and support to employers of all sizes and in all sectors.

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Gareth Edwards - Employment Law Partner at VWV
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