UPDATE: Dyne Solicitors Limited rates increase effective from 1st May 2022

This is to update you that our solicitors’ hourly rates will increase with effect from 1st May 2022. We have not increased our rates for many years and even with these increases our rates remain very competitive.

The rates from 1st May 2022 are detailed in the below table, broken down by fee earner.
Fee Earner
Hourly rate (min – max rates plus VAT)
James Edes
£125/hour – £150/hour + VAT
Jared Dunbar
£195/hour – £225/hour + VAT
John Dyne
£225/hour – £250/hour + VAT
Derek Simmonds
​£225/hour – £250/hour + VAT
Andrew Holt
£225/hour – £250/hour + VAT
Kerry Pepperell
​£195/hour – £225/hour + VAT
Jonny Bell
£195/hour – £250/hour + VAT
You can compare our rates from 1st May 2022 with the hourly rates guidelines detailed in the below table, sourced from guidance published by HM Courts & Tribunals Service. As we are based in Tattenhall, Chester, we fall within the National 2 Band, which is the lowest band in the guidelines. As you can see, even with our rates increase our rates remain competitive, especially when compared with other parts of the country.

Solicitors’ guideline hourly rates
Fee earner
London 1
London 2
London 3
National 1
National 2
Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience
Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience
Other solicitors or legal executives and fee earners of equivalent experience
Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners