At Hadi Law Solicitors, we are transparent with our fee and pricing structure, in most motor offence cases we attempt to agree on our fixed fees with you in advance to give you certainty and peace of mind. So if we work on your case for one month or six months you are paying a fixed fee. We want you to spread the word about our 5 star services and want you to feel that you have received excellent value for money. We recognize that our clients are really important and we do our utmost to make sure every client is delighted with our 5 star service.
OUR FIXED FEE PRICING STRUCTURE
The aim of the fixed fee is to ensure that legal costs are kept to a minimum. If a defendant is successful, a Defence Cost Order (DCO) is usually granted by the court. A DCO entitles a firm to apply for a portion of the costs associated with challenging the allegation. The client may receive a portion of this back.
COST CERTAINTY IS CRUCIAL
Additional legal costs can be hidden in small print and in the terms and conditions. We have NO hidden fees. All our fees are made clear from the outset.
WRITTEN MITIGATION £700 + VAT
We will take a full statement from you and analyse the evidence. We will then try to persuade the court not to impose a ban. Representation at court not included.
FULLY REPRESENTED EXCEPTIONAL HARDSHIP/SPECIAL REASONS ARGUMENT £1150 + VAT
We will fully prepare your case for your exceptional hardship / special reasons hearing. Exceptional hardship is mitigation which is used when you are at risk of a mandatory disqualification due to reaching to 12 or more points in a period of less than 3 years. Special reasons is an argument that we can make if your circumstances are affectively special. These fees are quoted for a maximum of up to 2 offences. Any additional offences will be charged at £150 + VAT per offence.
CONTESTED TRIAL/NOT GUILTY PLEA £1500 + VAT + BARRISTER FEES
If you are pleading not guilty and your case goes to trial, as part of this service we will fully prepare your case for trial. We will gather all the evidence, take any witness statements and speak with the CPS if applicable. Representation at court is included in the above fee for the initial plea hearing only. Additional fees are applicable in respect of Case Management Conferences (CMC’s) and Trial attendance.
FULLY REPRESENTED – DRINK AND DRUG OFFENCES – GUILTY PLEA £1600 + VAT
We will fully prepare your case for sentencing and assist in the preparation of your mitigation. Representation at court for the sentencing hearing is included in the above fee.
FULLY REPRESENTED – DRINK AND DRUG OFFENCES – NOT GUILTY PLEA £2500 + VAT + BARRISTER FEES + DISBURSEMENTS
If you are pleading not guilty to the above offence or would like us to review the evidence prior to entering a plea either way (which is strictly advised)then for the above fee we will attend the initial plea hearing (cost of advocate included in the above fee) and thereafter review the evidence against you and advise you accordingly. If you maintain a not guilty plea, our team of solicitors will gather all the evidence, obtain witness statements, instruct any forensic experts ( if required ) and speak with the CPS for further information to fully prepare and represent you at Trial. Additional fees are applicable in respect of Case Management Conferences (CMC’s) and Trial attendance.
APPEALS – Stage 1 (for offences not involving drink and drugs) – £1250 + VAT + Barrister fees.
Lodging notice of Appeal and applying to have the disqualification suspended within 21 days of the sentence being imposed. We can appeal out of time for you but you may have to explain to us why your application is late.
APPEALS – Stage 2 (for offences not involving drink and drugs) – £1000 + VAT + Barrister fees.
Preparation of your appeal to be heard in the Crown Court. Stage 2 of the appeal involves putting together evidence / mitigation to successfully appeal / overturn the decision in the magistrates court and/or the sentence.
APPEALS (for offences involving drink and drugs)
Appealing Sentence Only – £1250 + VAT + Barrister Fees
Lodging the Notice of Appeal within 15 days and preparing our case as to why the sentence imposed was unjust / unfair.
Appealing Conviction and Sentence – £1350 + VAT + Barrister Fees
Lodging the Notice of Appeal within 15 days and putting together evidence to successfully appeal the conviction and sentence imposed.
RE-OPENING YOUR CASE / STATUTORY DECLARATION- £350 + VAT
If your case has been heard in your absence / without your knowledge we can apply to have your case re opened by way of statutory declaration. Includes liaising with the Court, DVLA and the CPS/Prosecuting Body.
APPLICATION TO GET YOUR DRIVING LICENCE BACK EARLY £1000 + VAT + Barrister fee
If you have received a driving ban, there are instances where you can apply to get this lifted. This is quite a complex application. We will prepare the application and send an advocate with you.
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT TERMS:
After the initial FREE consultation, Our fees are normally paid upfront with no additional or hidden charges however we can offer flexible payment options. Please ask a member of our team for further details.
FACTORS THAT COULD AFFECT OUR FEES
At Hadi Law Solicitors we try and be as open as possible with regards to fees. There may be occasions where the fee may increase, examples of these are if; we needed expert testimony, there was additional hearings, multiple offences or you instruct us at short notice.
If you are facing serious allegations that may result in serious consequences such as imprisonment, we can discuss acting on an hourly rate. Our hourly rate is £255+ VAT.
We also offer a price match guarantee*.
*Terms and Conditions apply.
Hadi Law Solicitors
Second Floor, Enterprise House,
Salter Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 1NT