Motoring Offence Fees

SRA Transparency Rules & Cost Information

The SRA Transparency Rules 2018 require authorised firms to publish costs information about the provision of certain services. This applies to representation at the Magistrates’s Court in relation to summary only motoring offences under Part 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and s89 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Areas of Work:

  • Careless Driving
  • Drink Driving/Drug Driving
  • Driving whilst Disqualified
  • Driving otherwise than is accordance with a licence
  • Failure to Provide a Specimen
  • Mobile Phone offences
  • No Insurance
  • Section 172 Offences
  • Speeding

For other driving offences please contact us to discuss.


If Legal Aid funding is not available, you can instruct us on a private basis. Fees for motoring offences which can only be heard in the Magistrates Court (Summary only offences) are detailed below, not note that these fees are estimates and are inclusive of VAT but exclusive of expenses, such as court application fee; expert witness or barristers’ fees.

Plea & Hearing Fixed Fee (1 Hearing) Fixed Fee (2 Hearings)
Guilty Plea £1200 £2400
Exceptional Hardship £1200 £2400
Special Reasons £1200 £2400
Contested Trial £2400 £3600

The precise amount of work required in your case will depend upon its circumstances.

On average, 3 to 6 hours work will be required where there is an uncontested hearing, whereas contested trials are likely to involve between 8 – 16 hours work. Please call us to discuss further.

Immigration Fees

Applications under the Immigration Rules, solicitors’ fees only:

The quoted fees are exclusive of VAT. We will advise whether VAT is applicable depending on your individual circumstances.

Student and work experience visas; entry clearance £1,500
Visit visas (for tourism, or visiting friends / family) £1,500
Spouse/partners applications, including fiancé or proposed civil partners £3,000
Switch to Spouse visa £1,200
Extension of Spouse visa £1,200
Settlement of Spouse visa £1,500
Applications for work, business or study under PBS £3,000 to £6,000
Dependent relative and family reunion applications, (Further Leave to Remain -FLR) £2,500 to £3,000
Other categories, such as applications on the basis of long residence £2,500
Settlement (ILR) £1,100
Applications on behalf of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals £1,500
Asylum Claim (including 1 interview)*varies based on the complexity of the case £3,000 to £9,000
Fresh claim for asylum £2,000
Deportation (initial representations) £1,500
Revocation of deportation order £3,000
Refugee Travel Document £500
Transfer of refugee status £2,500
Family reunion Refugee £1,500
Applications made under discretionary leave (asylum related) £1,200
Injunction to stop removal £3,000
Appeals to the First-Tier Tribunal (FTT) £6,000
Appeals from FTT and Upper Tribunal (UT) £1,000
Appeal from Upper Tribunal to the Court of Appeal £2,000
Deportation appeals £6,000 to £8,000
Applications for naturalisation or registration under the BN Act 1981 £1,500
Registration of a British child £1,000
Registration of a British child (10-year residence) £1,200
Application for a British passport £800
Bail applications to the Home Office £1,500 to £3,500
Bail application from HM Prison £4,000 to £5,000
Pre-Action Protocol against the Home Office £700 to £1,500
Letter before action before a Judicial Review £500
Judicial Review (paper and bundle application) £3,000
Renewal of paper application for Judicial Review £800
Renewal of application for Judicial Review £800
Judicial Review post grant of permission £6,000 to £8,000