Settlement Agreement Solicitors Cost

The question of the amount of lawyers` fees offered is relevant to the adequacy of the complainant worker`s conduct and, consequently, to the question of whether costs should be awarded. There is therefore no doubt that the employers will argue that the EAT`s submissions were specific to the context of the dispute and did not relate directly to the reasonable amount of counsel`s contribution in a settlement agreement entered into outside the context of the dispute. On this basis, only a relatively small contribution is appropriate. Counsel, for which the employer considers that it is paying, is largely limited to advice on the specific issue of the terms and effects of the contract with respect to the waiver of legal rights and not its broader commercial terms or detailed wording. If your lawyer or legal counsel tries to negotiate a better deal for you, your attorney fees could be higher than what your employer contributed…