FEES AS OF JUNE 2020

At Four Square Solicitors we provide transparent and realistic fees estimates. This is done at the consultation stage to give you a clear idea of our fees to enable you to make an informed decision going forward. We provide a high level service at very competitive rates.

Value Added Tax (VAT): VAT is payable subject to your immigration status in the UK.

Initial Consultation: We offer an initial no obligation consultation and the cost for this is £100 inclusive of VAT

Immigration Law

Family Visa

Limited Leave to Remain Visa 1,500 - 2,000
Limited Leave Extension Application 1,500 - 2,000
Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) 2,000 - 2,500
Spouse/Civil Partner Visa 1,500 - 2,000
Spouse/Civil Partner Extension Application 1,500 - 2,000
Dependent Relative Application 2,000 - 2,500
Entry Clearance Application 1,500 - 2,000
Family Visit Visa Application 1,000 - 1,500
Naturalisation Adult 900 - 1,200
Naturalisation Child 900 - 1,200
Application for Asylum 1,500 - 2,000
Asylum Appeals (excl. Barrister’s fees) 1,500 - 2,500
Immigration Appeal (excl. Barrister’s fees & Court fees) 1,500 - 2,000
Upper Tribunal Appeals (excl. Barrister’s fees & Court Fees) 1,500 - 2,000
Judicial Review Application (excl. Barrister’s fees & Court Fees) 2,500
Bail Application (excl. Barrister’s fees) 1,500

EEA Visa

EEA(FM) Application 1,300-1,800
EEA(PR) Application 1,300-1,800
EEA(QP) Application 1,300-1,800

Long Residence Visa

10 years 2,000-2,500
20 years 2,000-2,500

Point Based System

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) 3,000-3,500
Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) 2,000-2,500
Tier 1 (Investor) 5,000-7,000
Tier 1 Extension Application 2,500
Tier 2 (General) 3,000
Tier 4 2,000
Tier 5 2,000

Work included in the above fees

1. Includes our meeting with you, considering, preparing and working on papers, emails, telephone calls made and received.
2. Taking instructions in relation to your matter and confirming if the application is the appropriate one for you and tell you what other options might be available to you.
3. Advising you as to the Immigration rules and whether you meet the rules.
4. Considering the documents you have provided for your application.
5. Prepare your application and submit to the Home Office on your behalf.
6. On receiving the decision from the Home Office advising you of what further steps to take, especially if your application is refused.

Disbursement are not included in the fees, e.g, Home Office fees, court and interpreter fees.

Costs quoted do not include:
1. Home office fees, this is paid directly to the Home Office as part of your application.
2. Any NHS surcharge that may be payable for your application.
3. If application is refused, there will be fees associated with appeals to the 1st Tier Tribunal.

In the event that you are unable to pay the full fees for your Immigration matter, we are able to accept part of the fees with the balance payable in 30 days. Our agreed fees covers all works relating to your matter as stated below.

Time Estimate

It is difficult to estimate the length of time for the Home Office to make their decision because it depends on the caseworker handling your matter. We can only give an estimate that less complex cases will take between 4 to 6 months and more complex cases can take between 6 months and 12 months.

Employment Law

Pricing for bringing and defending claims in employment related matters

Simple cases 2,500-5,500
Medium complex cases 5,550-12,500
High complex cases 12,500-25,000

We also take on employment cases on a no-win no-fee basis depending on the type of case and the prospect of success.

Disbursements are not included in the above fees, because they are payable to third parties. Counsel’s fees are estimates and range from 2,000 to 3,500 per day for tribunal hearings.

Work included in the above fees

1. Taking initial instructions, perusing your papers and advising on the merits of the case and the likely compensation.
2. Looking at the possibility of whether a settlement can be reached.
3. Preparing a claim or response.
4. Preparing a schedule of loss.
5. Preparing and attending Preliminary Hearing.
6. Exchange of documents with the other party and agreeing bundle.
7. Taking instructions and drafting witness statements.
8. Preparing and instructing counsel to attend contested Final Hearing.


Time Estimate

The time it takes from taking initial instructions to final resolution depends on the stage that the case is resolved and timetable of the tribunal. If case is resolved at an early stage, the case will likely conclude within 4-8 weeks. If the case progresses to a final hearing, it can take 12-36 weeks. These time scales are estimates and we will be able to give you more accurate timescales as soon as we have more information and as your case progresses.