Costs & Services

    Castelo Solicitors are required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to provide costs information about certain legal services that we provide in the United Kingdom.


    The pricing information on this page applies only to the below services provided by Castelo Solicitors and does not apply to services provided outside of scope of those set out below or to services provided outside of the United Kingdom.

    Please note that the rates detailed in the below costings do not include VAT and disbursements. VAT is applicable on our fees at the rate of 20% .


    Employment Cases

    Employment cases are varied and come with a range of potential costs and damages. At Castelo Solicitors we offer our legal services to individuals bringing claims against their employer as well as to employers looking to defend these types of claims.


    Key Services

    1. Preliminary meetings to discuss requirements and understand the background to the case.
    2. Advise individuals on viability of bringing the proceedings against their employers.
    3. Advise employers of the response to proceedings if  they are defending the claim.
    4. Employment Tribunal preparation involving the collating and review of evidence.
    5. Preparation of witness statements.
    6. Attendance at the full Employment Tribunal with advocacy. provided.
    7. Attendance at the Preliminary Hearings with advocacy provided.



    The timescales for employment cases varies greatly depending on what type of case it is and what action is being taken. For example, it can take six months to get to an Unfair Dismissal hearing or if the the Employment Tribunal orders Preliminary Hearings it can take 12 months to reach the final ‘merits’ hearing.


    The Team

    All employment cases will be managed by our specialist team which includes Castelo Partner, Ana Afonso Martins, as well as our expert solicitors who will also work with other members of our team with the appropriate level of experience. We also instruct barristers to conduct advocacy where appropriate.


    Our Pricing

    Hourly Fees
    Average Costs
    Complex Cases
    £350 plus VAT£2,000-£10,00 plus VAT£10,000 +


    *Our prices do not include VAT and disbursements. VAT is applicable on our fees at the rate of 20% .



    Get In Touch!

    If you thinking about bringing proceedings against your employer or your are needing to depend your company against a claim, contact us today for expert legal advice on employment law and to see how Castelo Solicitors can help you and your case.

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