Our Services

Why our Housing Team?

If you are a tenant/home owner, we can advise you of your rights, helping with issues such as disrepair, harassment, unlawful eviction or repossession. We also work with landlords to resolve matters such as problem tenants.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your matter may be worked on by a Solicitor, Trainee Solicitor or Caseworker, all Trainees and Caseworkers are supervised by a Solicitor. Solicitors will be supervised by a Director.

Where you do not qualify for Legal Aid Funding in respect of Housing, following an initial consultation and having assessed the merits of your claim we may be able to take on your matter under a conditional fee agreement.

Please send an email to info@obasekisolicitors.com should you have any further queries.

Should we unable to undertake your matter on a CFA basis, we will offer you a fixed fee derived from a fee estimate through our hourly rates as set out above.

Our Services Include:

  1. Defending Unlawful Evictions
  2. Possession Proceedings
  3. Succession Rights
  4. Defending or Issuing proceedings on harassment/ anti-social behavior
  5. Disrepair
  6. Homelessness

The fees set out below are an estimate of the fees for the listed types of family matters we undertake. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and the estimated fees are subject to change and or increase dependent on the complexity of each matter.

A member of our family team will advise you of the estimated costs at the outset.

  1. Divorce from £650 + 20% VAT
  2. Child Arrangement Orders from £1,500 + 20% VAT (inclusive of first court hearing)
  3. Contact from £750 + 20% VAT
  4. Emergency Protection Orders £750 + 20% VAT
  5. Injunctions from £750 + 20% VAT
  6. Occupation Orders from £750 + 20% VAT
  7. Wardship from £750 + 20% VAT
  8. Special Guardianship Orders £750 + 20% VAT
  9. Prohibited Steps Orders £750 + 20% VAT
  10. Court Attendance from £350 + 20% VAT (half day)
  11. Travel and Waiting Time £50 per hour (plus travel costs)


Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process. The costs of disbursements vary, we advise each client at the beginning of each matter as to the likely disbursements which may be incurred.

The following are examples of disbursements which you may incur in a family matter:

  1. Counsel Fees
  2. Court Fees
  3. Expert Reports

Request a Quote

We hold a legal aid contract for and represent clients who are eligible for legal aid/public funding. Please contact our housing team at info@obasekisolicitors.com if you are seeking public funding and a member of the team will assess your eligibility.