Civil Court Fees Increases

Posted on March 22, 2016

Important: Amendments to civil court fees from 21st March 2016


Please be aware that from 21st March 2016 fee increases have been implemented in the following court applications applicable to landlord and tenant possession matters;


  • Proceedings issued in the county court (i.e. Accelerated Section 21 matters and possession following a notice to quit) :£355
  • Proceedings issued via the possession claim online ( PCOL) system ( i.e. Section 8 matters): £325
  • An application on notice ( i.e. to amend details of the claim) : £255


There is no increase to the fee for a warrant of possession (bailiff application) which remains at £110.


If your application was made prior to, and received by the relevant court prior to the 21st March 2016 you will not need to pay the amended court fee.


All court fee increases will be reflected in our client care letter to you at the outset of any landlord and tenant litigation with immediate effect.


If you have any questions regarding the increase in fees please do not hesitate to email the

Landlord and Tenant Litigation team: or call 01825 766767.