I keep my charges to the level recommended by the
There is an hourly rate of £180 + VAT. This is the
sort of rate likely to be charged by a senior solicitor outside
There is a minimum fee of £60 + VAT. Most jobs of
work take a minimum of about twenty minutes to complete. This includes
the time taken to make the appointment, check identities and authorities,
make sign and seal the certificate and make appropriate records.
My VAT number is 886 8663 47.
In addition there may be disbursements. For example
sometimes my signature and seal will need to be authenticated by
way of a further certificate from the Foreign & Commonwealth
Office. They charge a fee of £27 + VAT for this.
Furthermore some countries will require further certification
from their local Consulate or Embassy. Fees for this requirement
can vary greatly as can the time taken to process the document
If these further formalities are needed I will be
pleased to arrange them for you.