01709 582434

Bringing an Unfair Dismissal Claim (Employee)

These charges relate to providing advice and representation to employees in relation to bringing claims before the Employment Tribunal against an employer for unfair or wrongful dismissal.

We charge on average between £5,000 to £7,500 plus VAT for this work.

This estimate is intended to give you some indication of costs. The actual cost to you will depend on a number of factors that we will discuss with you if you decide to instruct us.

Our charges are either:

a) Hourly
Our hourly charging rates are £180 per hour plus VAT.

b) Fixed fees
Where we are able to offer fixed fees, these rates are approximately:

c) Damages-based agreement
In some cases, we may be able to offer a damages-based agreement, which is a form of a 'no win no fee' arrangement. In this type of funding arrangement if your claim is unsuccessful you would not pay anything to us though you would be responsible for payment of any disbursements incurred (see below). If your claim is successful and you recover compensation, our fee is 35% of your total compensation sum.

Additional costs you may need to pay

There may be other costs on top of our fees called disbursements. These are fees and charges that we need to pay on your behalf as part of the process, such as barrister’s fees and expert fees.

Any additional fees will be discussed with you before they are incurred so that you have the opportunity to approve the expenditure. The cost of disbursements will vary on a case-by-case basis.

In normal cases, the Employment Tribunal rules are that each party must bear their own legal costs, so there is a small risk that you would have to pay any legal costs to the opposing party if the claim is lost. If this situation did arise at any time during the claim, we would advise you and discuss the matter with you.





1 Hope Street,
South Yorkshire,
S64 9HR


01709 584129


Copyright © 2024 Hattersleys Solicitors, Rotherham.
All rights reserved.
Last Updated: 16 April 2024
Website by Sleepy Frog Designs