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On the same claim form C1 brings a claim against D1 and C2 brings a claim against D2, C3 brings a claim against D3 and D4, C4 brings a claim against D1. They are proceedings that can be conveniently disposed of in the same claim (CPR 7.3). The amounts the claimants seek in damages are independent of each other. How is the court fee calculated? Do there need to be independent statements of value?

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Published on LexisPSL on 09/02/2021

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  • On the same claim form C1 brings a claim against D1 and C2 brings a claim against D2, C3 brings a claim against D3 and D4, C4 brings a claim against D1. They are proceedings that can be conveniently disposed of in the same claim (CPR 7.3). The amounts the claimants seek in damages are independent of each other. How is the court fee calculated? Do there need to be independent statements of value?
  • Court fees
  • Do independent statements of value have to be provided?

On the same claim form C1 brings a claim against D1 and C2 brings a claim against D2, C3 brings a claim against D3 and D4, C4 brings a claim against D1. They are proceedings that can be conveniently disposed of in the same claim (CPR 7.3). The amounts the claimants seek in damages are independent of each other. How is the court fee calculated? Do there need to be independent statements of value?

Court fees

Where a claimant issues a claim for a sum of money, a court fee will be payable. Generally, the fee will depend on the amount claimed in the proceedings. For further detail, see Practice Note: Court fees in civil proceedings.

The relevant statutory instrument, the Civil Proceedings Fees Order 2008, SI 2008/1053, Sch 1, does not make any reference to CPR 7.3, or whether there is any impact on court

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