Further changes to County Court Fees


County Court fees are on the rise again! It seems these will mainly affect claims over £10,000

Author: Nicola Porter
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County Court fees are on the rise again!  It seems these will mainly affect claims over £10,000, as the fee will now be in the form of a percentage of the total claim rather than a fixed fee.

The table below demonstrates the new structure now in place.

Claim amountSending form to court centreMoney Claim Online
Up to £300£35£25
£300.01 to £500£50£35
£500.01 to £1,000£70£60
£1,000.01 to £1,500£80£70
£1,500.01 to £3,000£115£105
£3,000.01 to £5,000£205£185
£5,000.01 to £10,000£455£410
£10,000.01 to £100,0005% of the value of the claim4.5% of the value of the claim
£100,000.01 to £200,0005% of the value of the claimCan’t using MCOL
Over £200 000£10 000Can’t using MCOL

This will of course have a knock on effect to defendants, as they will have to reimburse any fees a successful claimant has paid. This could become costly for all dealers, but might be a brake on claimants to ensure they stay under the £10,000 mark, to avoid these higher fees.

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