Welfare Benefits

Welfare Benefits

The changes to the scope of Legal Aid mean that in the majority of cases we will no longer be able to provide you with advice and assistance in relation to welfare benefit entitlement, benefit applications, benefit overpayments and appeals.


Preparation of Written Submissions to the DWP & Tribunal  

 £250.00 + VAT* 
This will include: 
An initial consultation of up to 45 minutes when we will take your full instructions.
  1. An advice letter
  2. A client care letter
  3. Consideration of your appeal papers; and
  4. Drafting a written submission on your behalf which will be forwarded to the Tribunal service prior to your appeal hearing.  

Representation at Tribunal 

 £250.00  + VAT* 
This will include:
  1. A representative who will travel to and attend the hearing with you; and 
  2. Provision of advice regarding the outcome of your case and the options available to you.   

Tax Credit Overpayments 

 £200.00  + VAT*
This will include:
  1. An initial consultation of up to 30 minutes;
  2. An advice letter;
  3. A client care letter;
  4. A letter to the other side outlining your case; and
  5. Forwarding to you their response.  
If any additional work is required we will charge a reduced concessionary hourly fee and will provide you with an overall cost estimate depending on the nature of the case
In some circumstances we may alternatively be able to offer you representation on a contingency fee basis.  

*Terms and conditions apply.

If you need any information which is not mentioned above please do not hesitate to contact us.

 Next Steps


For more information please fill out our Enquiry Form or contact Craig Court on 01633 244 233 or email courtc@hevans.com