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Kitsons Solicitors - employment employers

Employment Claims (Employer)

The provision of advice and representation to employers in relation to defending claims before the Employment Tribunal brought by an employee for unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal;

  • We charge £4,000 – £8,500 + VAT on average for this work.
  • This estimate is just an average price based on recent instructions; the actual cost to you will depend on a number of factors which we will discuss with you if you decide to instruct us.
  • The charge is based on our average hourly charging-rate of £177 per hour, which will vary
  • There may be other costs on top. These are fees and charges we will need to pay on your behalf as part of the process, such as counsel’s fees, expert witness fees. Counsel’s fees are likely to be in the region of £2,500 + VAT where relevant. However please note this will vary based on your selection of Counsel and the number of days Hearing.
  • Depending on the outcome of the hearing, in normal cases each party will pay their own costs.
  • Our fee is set out on the assumption that there are no other claims (e.g. discrimination) that might increase the time involved, and thus, the cost. There may also be an increase in cost if
    the claimant is acting in person.
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We understand the commercial urgency involved in dealing with employment matters. The work we will carry out will involve:

  • Taking instructions and ascertaining the position re: wrongful and unfair dismissal in your case
  • Interviewing witnesses and preparing statements
  • Entering into pre-claim conciliation where necessary
  • Dealing with the claim and preparing a response
  • Liaison with the claimant in an effort to resolve matters
  • Preparation of documents etc for the hearing
  • Representation at the hearing or instructing Counsel to represent you
  • Consequent attendance to ensure the decision is implemented

Obviously, our fees do not include any external costs and charges that may be incurred as part of the process (e.g. damages, fines, penalties or other liabilities). You will also be responsible for these items.

Our people involved in doing the work can be viewed on our website here:

Meet the team:

https://www.kitsons-solicitors.co.uk/service/employment-employers/

Contact us at employment@kitsons-solicitors.co.uk if you wish to instruct us on your matter.

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