Fixed fee binding financial agreement independent legal advice


  • 60 minutes initial attendance with the client to obtain instructions
  • Advice about duty of disclosure
  • One round of negotiations with the other party to confirm the terms of the Binding Financial Agreement (BFA)
  • Letter of advice about the effects of the BFA on client’s rights and the advantages and disadvantages of entering into the  agreement
  • One hour of additional attendances with client by phone, email, Skype or in person at our office to discuss the negotiations and the final terms
  • Meeting with client to sign the BFA
  • Provide a copy of the signed BFA to client
  • Provide a certificate of independent legal advice to client


  • Making enquiries to verify the assets, liabilities and resources of the parties
  • Agreements involving complex business or financial affairs
  • Property title searches
  • More than one hour in total of advice, attendances or negotiations where the parties are not in agreement as to the majority of the terms of the Binding Financial Agreement.
  • More than one round of negotiations

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