At Eagle Solicitors we take pride in providing transparent and realistic cost estimates. We provide an estimate at the outset of any matter and on request. While the cost of court action can be difficult to estimate, however our longstanding experience enables us to provide you with a realistic and comprehensive costs estimate. We are always happy to discuss the risks of your matter and agree on an amount that we will not exceed without your written agreement.  
We have a reputation for providing a high level of service at a cost which is extremely competitive.  
Making Payments: Eagle Solicitors accept all credit card payments (over the phone, Internet and in person) including American Express.  
Our fees are as follows: 
Immigration - If clients cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of the instruction, we are happy to accept half of the fee at the time of initial instructions and the balance to be paid within 28 days.

What our service involves:

We offer a professional service with very reasonable fees and flexible payment terms for all of our clients. If clients cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of the instructions, we are happy to accept half of the agreed fee at the time of initial instructions and the balance to be paid within 28 days. Our agreed fee covers all work relating to your matter including;

  • Taking initial instructions

  • Providing advice on which documents would be needed for your type of application

  • Checking the support documents for the application/appeal

  • Preparing the necessary application/appeal forms on your behalf

  • Preparing grounds of appeal

  • Preparing representations in support of your application

  • Sending the application form, representations and support evidence to the Home Office

  • Representing the client at the tribunal hearings/appeals

  • All communication between the Home Office and other agencies concerning your application/appeal until we receive a written decision in your matter.

  • Balance of fees to be paid by an arrangement with the firm.

  • Our agreed fee covers all work to conclusion relating to your matter including: 

SCALE OF FEES AS OF JANUARY 2019

Immigration

COSTS £ (excl. VAT)
Application for Asylum 2,200.00
Asylum Appeal (excluding Barristers’ fees) 1,850.00
First Application FLR(O), FLR(M), FLR(FP) 1,850.00
Extension FLR(O), FLR(M)    980.00
>> Including Dependents 250.00 each
Immigration Appeal (excluding Barrister’s fees, court fees &disbursements) 1st Tier Tribunal

1,580.00

Appeal to Upper Tribunal (new clients) (excluding Barrister’s fees & disbursements)

  750.00

Appeal to Upper Tribunal (existing clients) (excluding Barrister’s fees & disbursements)

 

  550.00

Application for permission to appeal to Upper Tribunal (excludingBarrister’s fees). Please discuss for new clients.

450.00

Remit for full hearing (existing clients) (excluding Barrister’s fees). Discuss for hearing outside of London

 790.00

Application for Review (Reconsideration)   850.00
Deportation Appeal/Removal 3,950.00
Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) (SET (O)) (SET (M)) (SET (F)) 1,875.00
>> Including Dependents 250.00 each
Judicial Review (excluding Barrister’s fees) 3,500.00
Naturalisation for Adult   680.00
Registration for Children   600.00
Bail and Detention Application (excluding Barrister’s fees & court fees) 1,150.00

 … Sponsorship

Entry Clearance, Settlement 1,650.00
Entry Clearance, Visitor    750.00
NRPF Application    420.00
Tier 1 & 2 1,500.00
Tier 4 (General/Child, Student) 1,000.00
Work Sponsorship Application 1,350.00

... EEA

EEA Permanent Residence Application 1,500.00
EEA Workers Registration Scheme    750.00

Residence Document based on marriage to an EEA National

Residence Permit/Document others

1,350.00

1450.00

Turkish Ankara Agreement (ECAA) 1,950.00
 
 
KINDLY NOTE THAT THE ABOVE FEES DO NOT INCLUDE     DISBURSEMENTS, ADMINISTRATIVE FEES AND VAT IF APPLICABLE 


Please be advised that we will not issue any refund if you withdraw your instructions. Furthermore, please note that the prices quoted does not include the Home Office fee, clients will be responsible for paying the Home Office fees/appeal fees (HO fees vary depending on the type of the application).

Time Estimate

It is difficult to estimate how long it will take before the Home Office can reach a decision in your matter as this will depend on a case and a caseworker dealing with the application. However, we can only give a rough estimate that most straight forward cases can takes between 3 to 6 months for the Home Office to provide a decision, and complicated cases can take between 3 to 12 months for the Home Office to reach a decision.

Wills and Probate Fees

WILLS

Standard will             £350 plus vat

Complicated will            £600 plus vat

Mirror will                   £700 plus vat

PROBATE

1. Cash and Other Assets:

Up to £50,000.00            -    £950.00 + VAT

Care and conduct            -    .5% of value + VAT

£50,000.00 - £100,000.00    -    £1,820.00 + VAT

Care and conduct            -     .5% of value     + VAT

Over £100,000.00            -     £2250 plus + VAT

Care and conduct            -     .5% of value + VAT

> £250,000.00 < £300,000.00 -     £4100 plus + VAT

Care and conduct             -    .5% of value + VAT

Over £350.000.00            -    £4440 + VAT

Care and conduct            -     .5% of value + VAT

Disbursements non-VAT

a.  Probate Court application fee                £155.00

b.  Office Copies of the Grant of Probate

    @ 0.50p per copy                               £5.00

c.  Swearing of Oath (per executor)                          £7.00

d.  Post in the Local Newspaper to protect

    against unexpected claims                £150.00

e.  Post in the London Gazette to protect

    against unexpected claims from unknown

    creditors                            £150.00

f.  Probate valuation of contents of the property

   (estimated)                            £500.00

g.  Bankruptcy Searches (£2.00 per search)           £2.00

h.  Tracing beneficiaries (per person)             £60.00

i.   Will Search (estimated)                    £350.00

j.   Land Registry fee                            £3.00  

   

Work to be included in the above fees

 1.      This will include meetings with you; considering, preparing and working on the papers, routing letters, emails, telephone calls made and received.  Other letters, e-mails and telephone calls will be charged for on a time basis.

2.    Taking your instructions in relation to all the assets, debts and liabilities of the deceased.

3.    Assess the value of the deceased’s estate, write to the banks, building societies, and other asset/liability holders to obtain the right market value of the accounts as at date of death.

4.    Make enquiries of and ascertain the proper beneficiaries of the estate.

5.    Completion of the appropriate HM Revenue & Customs Inheritance Tax forms).

6.    Prepare an Executor’s Oath

7.    Provide you with draft copy of Inheritance Tax forms and executors Oath to review and swear.

8.    Lodge the Will, Oath and IHT forms to Probate Registry for a Grant of Probate/Grant of Letters of Administration.

9.    Dealing with any enquires raised by HMRC in relation to the Inheritance Tax return

10.    Following the Grant of Probate, to deal with the collection of all the assets and discharge of all liabilities of the deceased.

11.    Ascertain the balance of the estate and distribute it or hold it in trust under the terms of the Will or rules of intestacy.

12.    Prepare Estate Accounts with full details of the administration

Work not included in the above fees

1.    The sale of the property or transfer of any property in the estate

2.    The estate Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax affairs

3.    The deceased’s Income Tax and Capital Gain Tax affairs prior to death

4.    Claims made against the estate

5.    Legal disputes between beneficiaries on division of assets

6.    Disclaimers and Deeds of Variation

7.    A partner of the firm acting as Trustee, Executor or Court appointed Administrator

8.    It is your responsibility to report any further assets discovered after submission of the forms to HMRC

9.    The sale or transfer of any shares in the estate or obtaining copy share certificates or providing indemnities

10.    The Firm to act as overall and sole executors for the estate

Timescales

a.    Obtaining the grant of Probate takes 6-8 weeks of the application

b.    Collecting assets takes between 6-12 weeks

c.    Distributing the assets once the above has been done usually takes 6-8 weeks.

d.    On average the estate will be dealt with within 3 to 9 months

 

 

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