Pay as you go services

Markel Law LLP are specialists in the areas of:

  • employment litigation;
  • legal advice; and
  • employment consultancy.

Employing more than 40 lawyers, we provide a tremendous wealth of knowledge and experience to a business client base now in excess of 250,000. We pride ourselves on our specialist employment litigation and HR consultancy skills, innovation, flexibility and state-of-the-art legal services.

Each year our litigation team fights more than 300 employment tribunal claims on behalf of our clients and maintains an enviable success rate.

Our employment consultants cover a wide range of employment and HR issues including implementing redundancy programmes, termination of senior employees and directors, in-house training and drafting employment documentation compliant with the very latest changes in employment law.

We are successful and popular with our clients because we take a customer-focused approach. To us, this means:

  • Continuous support provided by the lawyer assigned at the onset of the litigation or advisory process.
  • A completely transparent pricing structure.
  • A dedication to minimising and controlling your legal costs.
  • Providing advice before an employment problem becomes a legal claim.
  • Providing quality information and documentation.

All our lawyers are well qualified and experienced. Our solicitors are ex-private practitioners and our barristers from the independent bar. Every lawyer at Markel Law LLP maintains a practising certificate and must undertake continual professional development training in order to provide our clients with the very best expert legal service.

For our tariff of fees in respect of employment litigation and consultancy services see below.

Employment litigation: Tariff of fees

Hourly rate £175.00
Drafting of ET1 claim £1,000.00
Drafting of ET3 Response* £1,250.00

Representation at employment tribunal:

£750.00 per half-day plus disbursements
£1,100.00 per day plus disbursements
Travel time at half the hourly rate

All fees are subject to the addition of VAT at the applicable rate and the addition of any associated travel costs and expenses. The fees for claim and defence drafting work are quoted on the basis of initial production of the relevant document. If further drafting or negotiation work is required, additional fees will be incurred. The quoted fees for representation at employment tribunal are in respect of advocacy. Any necessary advance preparation work may incur additional fees.

Markel Law LLP is happy to provide a quote for litigation work at the outset of the case. Please speak to one of our employment litigation lawyers for further details.

Telephone: 0345 431 6003

Hourly rate £180
Letter drafting:
Basic letter drafting £325
Detailed letter drafting From £400
On site consultation:
Half-day £750
Full day £1,000
Considering and drafting outcome £350
On site training (excluding preparation):
Half-day £750
Full day £1,000
Contracts of employment compliance:
Drafting a bespoke contract £725
Reviewing existing contract £495
Reviewing and drafting of bespoke director service agreement (including restrictive covenants and scheme arrangements) from £750
Reviewing and drafting of bespoke contract for services including a tax status review from a tax consultant from £750
Bespoke clauses, i.e. restrictive covenants, commission structure, bonus clauses drafting only (including review of contract as necessary) £300
Other drafting work:
Bespoke policy From £350
Standard staff handbook £550
Bespoke staff handbook From £750
Settlement agreement - below £10k and settlement agreed from £500
Settlement agreement - over £10k or negotiation/complex from £600
Managing procedures:
  • Redundancies
  • Grievances
  • Disciplinaries
  • Long-term sickness absence
  • TUPE
£180 per hour

We also offer Annual Consultancy Retainer services; for more details of this please contact us on 020 8730 6125 to arrange to speak to a consultant.

Address: Interchange, 81-85 Station Road, Croydon, CR0 2AJ
Telephone: 0345 620 6125
Fax: 0345 076 2299

*Quoted fees exclude VAT.