The ELA is proudly an Official Legal Partner with Fosters Solicitors, one of East Anglia’s leading law firms.

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“Our successful partnership with the ELA is a business relationship we value very highly at Fosters. We strive to offer cost effective first rate legal support to all members in a way that complements the hard work of the Association” (Chris Fielding, Partner at Fosters) 


For more information the Fosters Landlord and Tenant Team  please view the Fosters Litigation page

You can find their office nearest to you and their contact details here

Discounts for ELA Members

The initial consultation (‘IC’) is usually £250 + VAT (so £300), which is reduced by 10% for ELA members, so £225 + VAT. This includes a detailed letter of advice.
10% off future instructions

Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney & Probate
Single straightforward Will @ £125 plus VAT
Mirror straightforward Will @ £200 plus VAT
10% off future instructions

15% off Residential Property sale and Purchase Fees

15% on fixed fee and hourly Partner rates with Lucy Simpson

Commercial Property
10% discount on Commercial Fees

15% on fixed fee and hourly rates within the Crime and Defence department

Personal Injury
Free consultation to discuss potential claims with a member of the Personal Injury team

Additional Legal services in relation to Residential Buy to Let Purchase

Buy to Let Purchase quotation at £150,000
Legal Fees – £488.75 plus VAT (15% discount applied)
Stamp Duty – £500
Land Registry Fee – £95
Searches – £230
Bank Transfer Fee – £30 inc of VAT
E-lodgment fee – £20
Sundry Expenses & Admin fees – £60 inc of VAT

Buy to Let Purchase at £250,000
Legal Fees – £595 plus VAT (15% discount applied)
Stamp Duty – £2,500
Land Registry Fee – £135
Searches- £230
Bank Transfer Fee – £30 inc of VAT
E-lodgment Fee – £20
Sundry Expenses & Admin Fees – £60 inc of VAT

Fosters are happy to provide the following new services:

Employment Law – Free 30 minute consultation
Business and Commercial – 10% discount on Business & Commercial Fees


Additional Legal Services in relation to Property transactions
On occasion, you may request or require some additional legal services to be carried out. Unlike many other lawyers, we can provide these to you on a transparent, fixed price basis, as set out in this menu below.

Service Costs (+VAT)
Securing the second legal charge under “Home to Buy” scheme £250
Assignment of a Solar Panel Lease and obtaining consents £150
Acting for a lender on a Bridging Loan £200
Deed of Appointment of a New Trustee £150
Arranging an Insurance policy £50
Liaising with a Management Company on a freehold property £100
Flying Freehold Deed of Mutual Covenant £150
Preparing a Deed of Trust £300
Drafting a Transfer of Part with rights, reservations and/or covenants £300
Removal of Registered caution (each time) £100
Transfer of Discharge of Legal Aid Charge or current loan £190
Drafting additional Contract packages for sale contract race £250
Statutory Declaration for Title rectification or other reasons £150
Voluntary First Registration for a sale property £250
Electronic money transfer outside the UK £100
Dealing with Third Party Lawyers (eg matrimonial dispute £150
Fee Handling a contract race on a sale £250
Key undertaking for access between exchange ad completion £75
Service of Notices of Assignment £20
Power of Attorney (each) £150