FAQs

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The fees for legal advice varies depending on a number of factors such as the type of problem you have and the experience of the lawyer that you use.
During our initial consultation we will give you an estimate of our fees so that there are no surprises.
We handle all size and manner of disputes.
We try to take a commercial and pragmatic approach to all cases, no matter the magnitude of the dispute, and to deliver a value driven end result to our clients.
Depending on your circumstances our fees may be calculated in any of the following ways:
– A fixed amount
– An hourly rate
– An hourly rate with a ceiling on the maximum amount
– A contingency fee - depend on the outcome of the suit.
– No win, no pay
– A method of charging as negotiated to suit the circumstances
Attorneys fees vary due to differences in:
– Expertise – attorneys with expertise in a certain area often charge more
– Seniority – work carried on by a senior practitioner will often mean higher hourly rates
– Location – fees may vary depending on the location of the client and attorney
– Urgency – special fees may apply for urgent work
As with most other services, the lowest fees are not always the best value.
Our legal fees are made up of fees for our professional services and for disbursements. Disbursements are fees that we pay on your behalf, such as court fees when filing documents or to pay an attorney. We may request that fees be paid to us in advance of us incurring them on your behalf.
If I win my case
If you win your case or it is settled you may be entitled to legal costs on a standard basis or indemnity basis depending on your matter.
Our legal fees are made up of fees for our professional services and for disbursements. Disbursements are fees that we pay on your behalf, such as court fees when filing documents or to pay an attorney. We may request that fees be paid to us in advance of us incurring them on your behalf.
If I win my case
If you win your case or it is settled you may be entitled to legal costs on a standard basis or indemnity basis depending on your matter.