These costs apply where your claim is in relation to an unpaid invoice which is not disputed and enforcement action is not needed.
Pre-action Letter Stage - Fee £250 + vat (20%)
County Court Proceedings Stage - Fee 20% of any recovery made (incl vat) Plus Court Fee (as set out below)
|Debt Value||Court fee|
|Up to £300||£35|
|£300.01 to £500||£50|
|£500.01 to £1,000||£70|
|£1,000.01 to £1,500||£80|
|£1,500.01 to £3,000||£115|
|£3,000.01 to £5,000||£205|
|£5,000.01 to £10,000||£455|
|£10,000.01 to £100,000||5% of the claim|
Anyone wishing to proceed with a claim should note that:
If the other party disputes your claim at any point, we will discuss any further work required and provide you with revised advice about costs, if necessary, which could be on an hourly rate if more extensive work is needed. . or if the debt is not paid, drafting and issuing claim
Matters usually take 3-4 months from receipt of instructions from you to receipt of payment from the other side, depending on whether or not it is necessary to issue a claim. This is on the basis that the other side pays promptly on receipt of Judgement in default. If enforcement action is needed, the matter will take longer to resolve.