GETTING THE COURT FEE RIGHT

Posted: March 20, 2015

I have had lots of enquiries from those anxious to pay the correct fee. What if the claim later rockets in value ?
My one practical thought is that , at the point of issue , you prepare a file note explaining why you pitched the claim at the level that you did .
Keep an eye on quantum and do not be shy about amending and then paying the relevant higher fee .
If you had the wisdom to  get numbers right every time you would not be reading this . Judges will be sympathetic save where they see a cynical attempt to avoid a high fee by pitching in a silly value. 

Source: Dominic Regan



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