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Legal Costs

 

CONVEYANCING FEES

 

 

 

FREEHOLD SALE

 

 

£0 - £125,000

 

From £525.00 + VAT

 

£125,001 - £200,000

 

From £550.00 + VAT

 

£200,001 - £300,000

 

From £625.00 + VAT

 

£301,000 - £500,000

 

From £700.00 + VAT

 

£500,001 - £1,000,000

 

From £775.00 + VAT

 

£1,000,001 - £5,000,000

 

From £1000.00 + VAT

 

LEASEHOLD SALE (any bracket)

 

 

From £850.00 + VAT

FREEHOLD PURCHASE

 

 

£0 - £125,000

 

From £550.00 + VAT

 

£125,001 - £200,000

 

From £575.00 + VAT

 

£200,001 - £300,000

 

From £650.00 + VAT

 

£301,000 - £500,000

 

From £725.00 + VAT

 

£500,001 - £1,000,000

 

From £800.00 + VAT

 

£1,000,001 - £5,000,000

 

From £1100.00 + VAT

 

LEASEHOLD PURCHASE (any bracket)

 

From £850.00 + VAT

 

 

DISBURSEMENTS

 

 

SALE

Chaps transfer fee

(only applicable if mortgage on property)

Office Copy Entries & Filed Plan

Office Copy Document

Office Copy Lease

 

 

£35.00 plus £7.00 VAT

 

£  6.00

£  3.00

£  3.00   

PURCHASE

Chaps transfer fee

Local, Water, Environmental

Bankruptcy Search/Land Charges Search

(per purchaser)

Land Registry Search

Land Registration Fee (if able to submit electronically – the fee may be halved)

 

 

 

 

 

Stamp Duty

(dependent on value of property)

 

£35.00 plus £7.00 VAT

£190.00 approx

£2.00

 

£3.00

(£0-£80,000)                         = £40.00

(£80,001-£100,000)              = £80.00

(£100,001-£200,000)            = £190.00

(£200,001-£500,000)            = £270.00

(£500,001-£1,000,000)         = £540.00

(1,000,001 and over)             = £910.00

 

Please visit the following link to calculate the Stamp Duty payable

 

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/tools/sdlt/land-and-property.html



 

Shared Ownership/Help to Buy

 

From £1000.00 + VAT

 

Re-Mortgage

 

From £500.00 + VAT 

 

Transfer of Equity

 

From £500.00 + VAT



NOTES

 

Sales

 

Included within our estimated cost for the work we conduct on your behalf are as follows:-

  1. Obtaining the title information and preparing the contract pack for the buyers solicitors;
  2. Negotiating the contract;
  3. Negotiating the transfer deed;
  4. Assisting with the answering of any pre-contract enquiries raised;
  5. Conducting the exchange of contracts and the completion;
  6. Arranging the repayment of any mortgage against your property;
  7. Paying any estate agents on completion;
  8. Dealing with the discharge of any mortgage at HM Land Registry.

The costs estimate is given on the basis of certain assumptions*, including:-

  1. the property is currently held under a single freehold title at HM Land Registry with no title defects;
  2. one contract is submitted to one purchaser;
  3. the sale will be on the basis of an unconditional contract and you will be vacating the property on completion;
  4. there is only one registered charge against your property;
  5. completion takes place on the date agreed in the contract.

Purchases

Included within our estimated cost for the work we conduct on your behalf are as follows:-

  1. Investigating the title to the property; including the carrying out of the usual searches relating to the title and local government information and reviewing the replies given by the seller to the pre-contract enquiries;
  2. Negotiating the contract;
  3. Negotiating the transfer deed;
  4. Advising you on the contents of your mortgage offer (if applicable);
  5. Preparing for you a report on contract;
  6. Conducting the exchange of contracts and the completion of the purchase;
  7. Arranging the transfer of funds on completion to the sellers solicitors and for the relevant taxes payable;
  8. Calculating stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on the purchase and preparing and submitting to HM Revenue & Customs the appropriate SDLT forms; and
  9. Registering the purchase and the mortgage (if any) at the Land Registry.

The costs estimate has been given on the basis of certain assumptions*, including:-

  1. the property is currently held under a single freehold title at the Land Registry with no title defects;
  2. one contract is submitted to one purchaser;
  3. the purchase will be on the basis of an unconditional contract and the property is acquired with vacant possession;
  4. completion takes place on the date agreed in the contract

Re-mortgages

Included within our estimated cost for the Work we conduct on your behalf are as follows:-

  1. Investigating the title to the property; including the carrying out of the usual searches relating to the title and local government information (if necessary for your mortgage lender);
  2. Advising you of the contents of your mortgage offer;
  3. Arranging your signature to the necessary mortgage documentation;
  4. Arranging the drawdown of mortgage monies on completion;
  5. Redeeming any existing mortgage registered against the title; and
  6. Arranging the discharge of any existing mortgage and the registration of the new charge at the Land Registry;

The estimate of costs has been given on the basis of certain assumptions*, including:-

  1. the property is currently held under a single freehold title at the Land Registry with no title defects;
  2. there is to be no change in the registered owners of the property;
  3. there is a single existing mortgage currently registered against your property; and
  4. the lender does not instruct their own firm of solicitors to act on their behalf.

* If such assumptions are not met, or Tinkler Solicitors are asked to expedite matters, or carry out additional work above and beyond the usual conveyancing process, then additional charges may apply, for which you will be notified in writing.

 

WILLS FEES

 

Simple Wills/Mirror Wills

 

Trust Wills

 

 

 

 

From £120.00 + VAT each

 

From £200.00 + VAT each

We offer fixed fees depending on complexity of estate

 

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY FEES

 

Property & Affairs, Health & Welfare

 

Disbursements – Application for each POA

 

 

 

From £395.00 + VAT each

 

£82.00 each

 

 

 

PROBATE FEES

 

 

See notes below

 

NOTES

 

Application only
If you would like us to prepare an IHT 205 and then submit this to the Probate Registry on your behalf, we charge £600 plus VAT. The Probate Registry will charge a further £155 plus £1.50 per office copy of the Grant.

 

Applying for the Grant, collecting and distributing the assets
Depending on the individual circumstances of the matter, we usually work on a fixed fee basis and will give you an estimate of cost based on the time we think it will take and provide regular updates to confirm that we are working to that estimate. Unlike other firms, we do not charge on a percentage of the value of the assets. Estates vary widely in terms of their size and complexity, but typically, our estimates fall within the range of £2500 to £15,000 plus VAT.

 

There would also be disbursements:

 

· Probate Court Fee £155 plus £1.50 per copy (no VAT)

· Post in the London Gazette and local newspaper approx. £310 (no VAT)

· Bank fees for transmitting payments are £35 plus VAT for a CHAPS payment

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIVORCE FEES

 

Uncontested

 

Contested

 

Disbursements

Court fee for application

Financial remedy/Court order fee

Any other application required

 

 

 

 

From £1000.00 + VAT

 

From £250.00 + VAT per hour

 

 

£550.00

£50.00

£255.00

 

 

 

CIVIL LITIGATION FEES

£250.00 + VAT per hour

CRIMINAL MATTERS FEES

£250.00 + VAT per hour or Fixed fees can be arranged depending on circumstances

PUBLIC INQUIRIES BEFORE THE TRAFFIC COMMISSIONER FEES

Fixed fees can be arranged depending on circumstances

PERSONAL INJURY FEES

Up to £25000 claim we offer fixed fees

Over £25000 claim £250 per hour + VAT



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