Our Charges - Debt Recovery

Naomi Taylor is a Legal Advisor (Paralegal) with over 7 years litigation experience. Naomi's hourly rate is £118.00 per hour plus 20% VAT. 

Supervising Naomi is Kevin Richardson, who is an Associate Chartered Legal Executive and the Deputy Head of the Dispute Resolution and Litigation department, working in the legal profession since 1988. Kevin's hourly rate is £275.00 per hour plus 20% VAT. 

Letter Before Action          £50.00 plus 20% VAT

What’s included:

  • Obtaining instructions
  • Reviewing documents
  • Providing legal advice and discussing the legal process
  • Drafting and sending the Letter Before Action to the Debtor

Court Proceedings

What’s included:

  • Obtaining instructions
  • Drafting Claim Form and Particulars of Claim
  • Sending the court papers to Court for processing
  • Monitoring claim up to the application for judgment
Level of DebtOur Fixed Fees excl. 20% VATCourt Fees**Fees that can be recovered
Up to £300£60.00£35.00£50.00

More than £301 up to £500


More than £501 up to £1,000


More than £1,001 up to £1,500


More than £1,501 up to £3,000


More than £3,001 up to £5,000


More than £5,001 up to £10,000

More than £10,001 up to  £100,000£350.00

5% of the value of the claim

From £100,001For claim values over £100,001 please contact the team on 02392 660261


Judgment Costs                                                                 £30 plus 20% VAT

  • Completing and sending application to the Court for a judgment.

Enforcement Costs

Enforcement & What’s included in our feesExtras to considerOur Fixed Fees excl. 20% VATCourt Fees**    

High Court Enforcement (HCE)

  • Sending Instructions to HCE to obtain a Writ of Control.
  • Monitoring progress and providing updates.
Writ of Control will be required.£40.00£71.00

Warrant of control

  • Drafting and filing the application to issue a warrant of control


Application for an order for a debtor attend court to provide information

  • Drafting and filing the application with the court.
  • Arranging for Process Server to serve Order.
  • Providing advice and assistance during process.


Application for an attachment of earnings order

  • Drafting and filing application to the Court.
  • Guidance throughout the process to include regular updates and advice.


£119.00 per debtor

Statutory Demand

  • Completion of the Statutory Demand
  • Arranging for personal service of the document to include instructing a Process Server.
  • Advice and guidance throughout the process.


Application for a Charging Order

  • Completing and sending application to the court
  • Obtaining Office Copies from the Land Registry
  • Drafting statements
  • To complete tasks required by the Court to obtain a Final Charging Order in an undisputed case.
  • Application to the Land Registry for a restriction on the land or property of the debtor in your favour.
  • Providing guidance and assistance throughout the process.


Application for a third-party debt order

  • Drafting and filing application to the court for a third-party debt order.
  • Instructing Process Server to serve official documentation on the debtor.

£119.00  per party


Additional costs to consider in enforcement

Additional RequirementsExtra Fee excl 20% VATOur Fixed Fees excl. VAT

High Court Enforcement Agents will charge a fixed fee if they are unsuccessful in enforcement.

Agent’s fees from £90.00


Once you have applied to the County Court for a Charging Order, you will need to register this Order at the Land Registry.

£40.00 per application (no VAT required) 

Instructions to an agent to personally serve an Order or Summons (for example, an Order for Information must be personally served on the debtor).

Agent’s fees from £100.00 to £210.00

Instructions for an agent to investigate debtor.

Agent’s fees £200.00 to £1500.00



Disputed Debt Claims

In cases where a claim becomes disputed, the requirements can be less than straightforward or complex. On this basis, we will act for you on an hourly rate basis, charges of which will be dependant to the lawyer assisting you. (please see above for these rates)

Extra expenses to consider in post action disputed claims:

Hearing Fees

The Court charge a fee to the Claimant to pay for a final hearing (if it gets that far) dependent on the value of the claim and which track the claim is allocated to. 

Court Hearing Fee:Amount
Small Claims Track: 
up to £300£27
between £300.01 and £500£59
between £500.01 and £1,000£85
between £1,000.01 and £1,500£123
between £1,500.01 and £3,000£181
more than £3,000£346
Fast track claim£545
Multi track claim£1,175

For more information or to get started, please contact Naomi of our Commercial Debt Recovery Team on 02392 660261 or email info@biscoes-law.co.uk.



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