Laker Legal

Charges & Fixed Fees

Many Solicitors practices offer fixed fee services for their clients however their websites are not truly transparent as to their hourly charging rates or as to what their fixed fees actually are.

Here at Laker Legal Solicitors we know that our clients appreciate the peace of mind of knowing at the outset of their case what their costs are likely to be which is precisely why we offer a fixed fee service and why we are always absolutely transparent about our costs.

Our policy is to provide our clients with transparent legal costs without compromising on the quality of that service and our clients will tell you that we deliver this quality assured service time and time again. To see our clients’ feedback, have a browse through some testimonials.

Where it is not possible to provide our clients with a fixed fee for the work they require us to carry out, then we will charge an hourly rate which is discussed in detail below.


If a Solicitor does not provide a fixed fee service for certain legal work then they will charge an hourly rate.

Sometimes a client`s legal fees may become increased by the behaviour of their opponent which can influence the length of time taken to resolve their legal case. In these circumstances solicitors cannot always provide a fixed fee at the outset of the case.

Here at Laker Legal Solicitors in common with other solicitors practices we have hourly charging rates.

We charge a national maximum rate of £250.00 + VAT per hour, for an experienced solicitor.

When you first make contact with us to enquire about our services and whether we can assist you, we are very happy to have a telephone consultation with you without charge or obligation. However, we do not offer “free clinics” or “free initial interviews”. Most people appreciate that nothing is actually “free” and it is not in your best interests to have a free initial interview or clinic appointment and then be charged at a higher rate for the rest of your case. We simply keep your legal costs low throughout your case because we feel that is in your very best interests.

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What our clients say

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Thank you for all your help and support over the last 12 months. You and the team at Laker Legal have been fantastic.
Sarah was lovely and really supportive yesterday

Ms. W of Leyland

Quality of service from Laker Legal in regard to selling our house was excellent, they were very friendly and worked very effectively.
Thank you!

Mrs C, King Hill, Kent.

“I am very pleased with Laker Legal firm, my Solicitor John Hirst, was extremely helpful throughout the drawing of my prenuptial agreement. A very professional and knowledgeable approach yet warm, and friendly enough to feel comfortable with in a situation that can be quite uncanny to discuss or uneasy as per say. Thankyou again!

Mrs V – London

Thank you so much Richard, you have been so kind and patient with me when I have been at about the lowest point of my life after losing my wife, I can never thank you enough. I will also let my family know my wishes that Laker Legal Solicitors deal with my estate when that time comes.

Mr Y, Addington, Kent.

A big ‘thank you’ Richard from Steve and myself. Your time and attention you gave to both of us was remarkable. I’ve had dealings with many solicitors over the years, but have never received this level of service as you gave.

Mrs R – West Malling, Kent

Stephen – Just to say a massive heartfelt THANK YOU for all your work and support , not only on the sale of our business but the opening too.
You’re truly one in a million, and we appreciate all you’ve done.

Ms G & Ms K – Wheatley, Oxfordshire

Jessica Blacow from Laker Legal Solicitors Lancaster pulled out every stop truly amazing lady / firm nothing was to much trouble I honestly felt like they was my friends not just a firm that wanted your money but a solicitor firm that cared with compassion I will use Laker Legal Solicitors Lancaster for all my needs in the future.

Mr T, Lancaster

“A devastating event brought us to call on Laker Legal. We were put in touch with Mr John Hirst, and from the first Moment we spoke to him we knew everything was going to be ok. Mr John Hirst, was always on the end of the Phone or Email, Kept in touch with us 100% of the time, and the support we received took so much pain off our family. All i can say is Thank you so much for everything you did for us."

Ms P - Maidstone

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