What is the Cost of Making a Data Breach Claim?
Appointing a solicitor can be daunting. What does no-win-no-fee actually mean? Can you be sure that you won’t have to pay any unforeseen costs? To make the process a little bit easier, here are three essential questions to ask when choosing a data breach lawyer.
3 vital data breach cost questions
1. Will you provide a free consultation?
The best data breach lawyers in the UK will provide you with a free consultation to make sure they can help you before asking for any money. But, before you accept an initial consultation with a law firm, check that there are no data breach costs involved in doing so.
If you want to make a data breach or cybercrime compensation claim with Hayes Connor, we’ll advise you on whether you have a valid claim, answer any questions you might have and go through your options with you. We will do all this without charging you a penny.
2. Do you offer a no-win, no-fee service?
It is vital that everyone can afford to make a data breach or cybercrime compensation claim should they need to. But not all solicitors offer no-win, no-fee funding arrangements. So, before you appoint a solicitor, ask how much you will have to pay if you don’t win your case.
Removing the financial risk, at Hayes Connor Solicitors, we provide many services on a no-win, no-fee basis to help our clients get the compensation they deserve. In such cases, if we don’t win, you don’t have to pay us a penny.
3. How much will you charge me if I win?
If your claim is successful, you usually have to contribute towards your solicitor’s costs. This ‘success fee’ is taken from the compensation awarded to you, and in some cases, it can be much higher than you expected.
The amount of the success fee depends on when your case is settled, but with Hayes Connor Solicitors, you never have to pay more than 25% of your compensation. We have to charge this to cover our costs. There are no hidden charges or other administration fees.
About Hayes Connor Solicitors
Over the past few years, Hayes Connor has become the leading provider of data breach legal services. It is all we do, and, because we have been doing this for longer than most, we lead our field when it comes to understanding the complexities involved. Before that, we worked on different types of compensation claims. With over 50 years’ experience helping our clients secure the justice they deserve, our solicitors work tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome for you.
Because we understand that the full impact of a data breach is often not felt until months after the initial violation, we take a long-term view when it comes to claiming compensation on your behalf. But more than this, we also help you get your life back on track ASAP.