Respondent Employment Services

Fixed fee work (Respondent)
Drafting ET3 response£300-900 (depending on length and complexity)
Settlement Agreements (drafting)£450-800
Counter Schedules of loss£80
Witness statements£120-250 per statement (depending on length)
Review of existing contract and handbook£300
Drafting of new contract and handbook£500
Drafting bespoke policies/proceduresFrom £200 (depending on length and complexity)
Respondent Employment Tribunal cases 
Simple case


Where the matter is straight forward and listed for 2 days or less


£1,500- £3,000 + VAT and disbursements
Medium complexity


Where the issues are more complex, there are a number of witnesses and the case is listed for 2-3 days


£3,000- £7,000 + VAT and disbursements
High complexity


Where there are a number of legal issues, many witnesses and the matter is listed for a hearing over 3 days.


£7,000- £15,000 + VAT and disbursements
Other Respondent services  
Representation at Employment Tribunal hearing only
  • Preliminary Case Management hearing – £250
  • Substantive preliminary hearing £400 per day.
  • Substantive (final) hearing- £500 per day.


*additional cost may apply depending on location of hearing, i.e. if other than Liverpool or Manchester Employment Tribunal.


Attendance at mediation/Judicial Mediation or Judicial Assessment£500-800 per day (depending on complexity of issues)
Assistance/representation during Early Conciliation (via ACAS)Each case, whether you are a Claimant or a Respondent will go through a procedure involving ACAS, called “Early Conciliation”. To take your instructions and review any documents and represent you through this stage, we would normally estimate our costs to be between £400 and £1,000 plus VAT@20% (this charge would not apply if we are assisting you by way of Damages Based Agreement).