BMA Law Pricing structure

BMA Law were set up by the British Medical Association to offer independent legal services, at a discounted rate for BMA members.

Once you contact BMA Law, our first response unit will take your information and refer you to a specialist Lawyer who will handle your query quickly and efficiently. They will provide a free, initial discussion before quoting for the scope of work. Ensuring that you are completely aware of what you will be charged, with no hidden costs.

This page outlines the costs of the various legal services performed by our in-house team. We also work with a panel of other firms who offer expert legal guidance in specific niche areas, all at preferential rates for BMA members.

A not-for-profit law firm

We are proud to operate on a not-for-profit basis, reinvesting any surpluses back into services for you and your colleagues.

So, by working with us, you’re supporting the wider medical community.

Hourly rates

Fee earner BMA member Non-BMA member
Principal Associate £300 + VAT £360 + VAT
Senior Associate £265 + VAT £320 + VAT
Associate £225 + VAT £270 + VAT
Trainee Solicitor £160 + VAT £190 + VAT

Fixed fee services

GP partnerships

Our specialist legal team understand the pressures faced by general practices today and are committed to providing exceptional support across your business

Service BMA member Non-BMA member
Partnership agreement – first draft £1,790 + VAT £2,140 + VAT
Partnership agreement review from £1,100 + VAT from £1,320 + VAT
Practice health checks From £1,760 + VAT From £2,200 + VAT
Mergers From £2,100 + VAT From £2,520 + VAT
Deed of retirement From £1,100 + VAT From £1,320 + VAT
Amending deeds From £950 + VAT From £1,140 + VAT

PCN Support

We have developed exclusive pricing options suited to PCNs of all sizes. The options below are aimed to provide networks the comfort of knowing that they have easy access to expert support, ranging from telephone advice to drafting legal documentation. The package can be used to cover the specific needs of your PCN and practices, and it gives you the flexibility to decide how your entitlement is best used.

Service BMA member Non-BMA member
Tier 1 (5 hours) from £1,480 + VAT from £1,770 + VAT
Tier 2 (10 hours) from £2,860 + VAT from £3,430 + VAT
Tier 3 (14 hours) from £3,850 + VAT from £4,620 + VAT

Find out more about our PCN services >

LMC Support

Whether you need help in disseminating legal and regulatory guidance, drafting documentation, or providing an opinion on a specific matter – we can help on either an ad hoc or retainer basis

Service BMA member Non-BMA member
Standard Federation Package £4,150 + VAT £4,980 + VAT

Find out more about our LMC services >

Mediation

We offer a fixed fee mediation service that covers an 8-hour mediation session plus its preparation – an alternative to the expense and uncertainty of court proceedings.

Mediation is voluntary and we can facilitate a forum and environment that is conducive to settlement.

Service BMA member Non-BMA member
8-hour mediation £2,900 + VAT £3,480 + VAT

Find out more about our mediation services >