The Ministry of Justice is setting up a refund scheme for litigants who were overcharged for their civil court fees. It applies to claimants who initiated proceedings in the High Court and County Court since 2016.
The policy change was preceded by a judicial review instigated by the Head of our Civil Litigation team, Jon Heath.
Jon said “It is likely that thousands of people with low value personal injury claims have been charged the wrong court fee. This policy came from the top and we felt it was important to challenge it.”
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