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Court fees, what you would expect to pay

Written by Michael Coyle on 16 November 2013

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Commencing proceedings- what fees should I expect to pay?

Issuing a claim to recover a sum of money which:

does not exceed £300 you will pay £35.00

exceeds £300 but does not exceed £500 you will pay £50.00

exceeds £500 but does not exceed £1,000 you will pay £70.00

exceeds £1000 but does not exceed £1,500 you will pay £ 80.00

exceeds £1500 but does not exceed £3,000 you will pay £95.00

exceeds £3,000 but does not exceed £5,000 you will pay £120.00

exceeds £5,000 but does not exceed £15,000 you will pay £245.00

exceeds £15,000 but does not exceed £50,000 you will pay £395.00

exceeds £50,000 but does not exceed £100,000 you will pay £685.00

exceeds £100,000 but does not exceed £150,000 you will pay £885.00

exceeds £150,000 but does not exceed £200,000 you will pay £1,080.00

exceeds £200,000 but does not exceed £250,000 you will pay £1,275.00

exceeds £250,000 but does not exceed £300,000 you will pay £1,475.00

exceeds £300,000, or not limited you will pay £1,670.00

If you also need to file other claims for example you include a claim for non monetary releif ie an injunction you need to budget for an additional £395.00.

Once you issue a claim there may well be additional issues which you need to address. For this you need to issue an application ie seek the court's permission.

Where you put the other side on notice, all applications cost £80.00.  

Case management.

During the case there are also fees payable by the claimant only, for example filing a directions questionnaire, and filing a pre trial checklist £220.00 and £110.00 respectively.    

Hearing fees.

Finally, there is a fee payable by the claimant (multi-track) £1,090 and (fast track) £545  

 

MJC

 

 

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