SCALE OF FEES (Effective from Jan 2006)
1. Before any court including Civil Court, Sessions Court, High Court, Supreme Court, Tribunal or Authority at Lahore, in suits, appeals, revisions, writ petitions, liquidation proceedings, arbitration, or any other proceeding involving an amount or property valuing:
(i) Rs. 100,000.00 Rs. 25,000.00
(ii) Upto Rs. 500,000.00 @ 20(iii) Upto Rs. 1,000,000.00 @ 18(iv) Upto Rs. 1,500,000.00 @ 17(v) Upto Rs. 2,000,000.00 @ 16(vi) Upto Rs. 5,000,000.00 @ 500,000.00
(vii) Above Rs. 5,000,000.00 By arrangement.
Note: We do not accept any case involving the amount or Property valuing less than Rs. 250,000.00
2. In suits, appeals revisions, writ petitions, arbitration, or any other proceedings at Lahore, where the matter does not involve money or value of property, the fee will be:
Before Civil Courts Rs. 100,000.00
Before Session Courts Rs. 150,000.00
Before High Court at Lahore:
(a) Upto three dates of hearing Rs. 200,000.00
(b) After three dates of hearing Rs. 7,500.00 per date
Before Supreme Court:
(a) Petition Stage Minimum Rs. 250,000.00 by arrangement
(b) Appeal Stage Minimum Rs. 500,000.00 by arrangement
Before any other authority: By arrangement
3.Labour Court or Labour Appellate Tribunal at Lahore:
i) Upto three dates of hearing Rs. 75,000.00
ii) After three dates of hearing Rs. 100,000.00
4. National Industrial Relations Commission at Lahore:
i) Upto three dates of hearing Rs. 100,000.00
ii) After three dates of hearing Rs. 7,500.00 per date of hearing.
5. Any Court at Lahore:
Contempt Petition Rs. 50,000.00
Outside Lahore - Cases and Other Matters:
For conducting any of the above matters/cases mentioned in item # 1 to Item # 5 outside Lahore, in addition to the Schedule Fees, an amount of Rs. 15,000.00 per day for partners and Rs. 7,500.00 for Associates, will be charged plus traveling, boarding and lodging expenses at actual.
Fees will be according to the nature of work involved and actual time spent at the hourly rate of Rs. 15,000.00 per hour for Partners and Rs. 7,500.00 per hour for Associates. The scale is however, subject to consideration that minimum charges are Rs. 15,000.00.
7.Meeting and Discussion
a) In Office:
i) With partner per hour (actual time) Rs. 15,000.00
ii) With an associate per hour (actual time) Rs. 7,500.00
b) Outside Office but in Lahore:
i) With partner per hour (actual time) Rs. 20,000.00
ii) With an associate per hour (actual time) Rs. 10,000.00
i) Incorporation of a Private Limited Company including preparation of Memorandum and Articles of Association obtaining certificates of Availability of Name, Completion of Forms and Advising post registration legal requirements.
ii) Incorporation of a Public Limited Company including preparation of Memorandum and Articles of Association obtaining Certificates of Availability of Name, Completion of Forms and advising post registration legal requirements. This does not include obtaining of Certificate of Commencement of Business.
iii) Applying for permission of establishment of a branch Office/Liaison Office of a foreign company and registration under section 451 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984 and advising legal requirements after registration.
iv) Applications for work permits for foreign nationals.
v) In all other matters our fee shall be by arrangement or according to time consumed in the matter.
vi) In admiralty suits. By arrangements. All charges are exclusive of expenses. 50fee shall be payable in advance and 50on the conclusion of the case in litigation matters. Retainership fee on mutual arrangements.
Note:Invoice shall be paid within 60 days, failing which mark-up at the bank rate will be chargeable.