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Newsflash: Further court fee changes now in force

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26/07/2016

Further to our earlier briefings [1], a number of further changes to courts and tribunals fees took effect from Monday 25 July.  These include:

  • a general uplift on certain civil court fees of 10% (including the fee for starting proceedings for any remedy other than the recovery of a sum of money or the recovery of land, judicial review, determination of costs, enforcement)
  • in the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), a simplification of the existing structure in relation to issue and hearing fees (£100 and £200 respectively) and the introduction of a new fee of £20 for rents and pitch fee review applications
  • reducing the fee in the employment tribunals to make an appeal against a penalty for failure to pay a tribunal award and to make a claim under the Posted Workers (Enforcement of Employment Rights) Regulations 2016.

If you would like any advice or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact any member of Walker Morris’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department.

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[1] https://www.walkermorris.co.uk/publications/further-court-fee-increases/; https://www.walkermorris.co.uk/publications/newsflash-increases-court-fees-monday-21-march-2016/; https://www.walkermorris.co.uk/publications/newsflash-increase-upper-tribunal-lands-chamber-fees-18-april-2016/; https://www.walkermorris.co.uk/publications/newsflash-increase-court-appeal-fees-18-april-2016/

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