CJCH’s employment team are highly experienced and skilled in all aspects of employment law and the provision of HR legal services.
We act for a wide range of employers from SMEs to household name companies, universities and public sector organisations. We form in-depth personal relationships with our clients to enable us to become an extension of your business and internal HR function.
We take the time to understand your business as well as the aims and outcomes you want and need to achieve. We then advise you on all your available options and provide high quality, strategically effective advice at every step of the process.
Our efficient, and cost-effective services can be delivered on a retainer or fixed cost basis to suit your operational preferences and budgetary needs.
Employment law is rapidly changing and developing as a result of frequently altering legislation and case law. All employers need to be up to date with these changes to prevent unnecessary cost, adverse publicity and damage to your business.
We will provide you with all the specialist advice you need to ensure compliance and minimise risk.
Sound like the kind of expertise and added value you need to help you manage and control the personnel aspects of your business? Good – we’re on the same page already.
Price transparency: At a glance
Practice Area – Employment Tribunals (Unfair/Wrongful dismissal)
Potential cost associated with a standard matter
Fees for the legal work associated with an Employment tribunal for a straight forward unfair dismissal are likely to be between £5,000.00 and £7,500.00 (ex VAT).
Services included in standard matter:
- Advising on the circumstances (initial consultation)
- Liaising with ACAS
- Merits of the claim
- Preparation of documentation
- Negotiating (open and on a without-prejudiced basis)
- Representation at tribunal (preliminary and final hearing)
- Travel costs and expenses
Potential extra associated costs (disbursements)
When will payments be required?
- Once the client has instructed the firm to act on their behalf, an up-front fee of £300.00 (ex VAT) would be required on account to start proceedings
- The fees will thereafter be billed periodically during proceedings
- The balance of fees will be expected prior to any final hearing
(In certain circumstances, we may consider taking on the matter on a contingency fee basis after initial assessment – T&C’s will apply. For conditional or damages-based fees, fees must be paid if the client choses not heed our advice, or if the client decides to stop proceedings).