Did you know that almost all lawyers charge hourly rates?
I used to only charge hourly rates, but clients would often protest about the rising legal spend if the dispute dragged on (as they often do).
To be honest, even though I’m efficient I’d sometimes feel that I couldn’t justify hourly rates… so I’d discount my fees.
Eventually I realised a new approach was required.
Fixed fees are the answer.
As the client you agree to a fixed fee quote BEFORE the work is done. (Unlike a lawyer on hourly rates where you’re in the difficult position of trying to negotiate the bill AFTER the work is done.)
I understand that from your perspective, the value you receive is paramount, as is controlling costs.
That’s why I fix my fees wherever possible, based on the value of my work, as perceived by you.
This requires a transparent and consultative approach to pricing, which provides a greater level of understanding of value for you.
The fixed fee process involves: