What fees are payable when enforcing a judgment or order?
What fees are payable when enforcing a judgment or order?

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • What fees are payable when enforcing a judgment or order?
  • Fees payable where enforcement is in the High Court
  • Fees payable where enforcement is in the County Court
  • Fees payable where sale of goods in the County Court

This Practice Note sets out the fees payable on undertaking different steps to enforce a High Court or County Court judgment or order.

For guidance on the fees recoverable by enforcement agents engaged in taking control of goods to enforce a judgment debt or order for payment of money, see Practice Note: Taking control of goods—fees of the enforcement agent.

For guidance on the fixed costs that are recoverable for certain enforcement steps, see Practice Note: Fixed costs—enforcement costs.

For more information on court fees, see Practice Note: Court fees in civil proceedings.

Fees payable where enforcement is in the High Court

The fees payable for certain steps in enforcing a judgment or order in the High Court are set out in the Civil Proceedings Fees Order 2008, SI 2008/1053, Sch 1, para 7 (as amended), as follows:

Para 7.1: on sealing a writ of control/possession/delivery.
Note: where the recovery of a sum of money is sought in addition to a writ of possession and delivery, no further fee is payable.
£66 See Practice Notes: How to obtain a writ of control—High Court judgments and Writs and warrants to enforce judgment—general provisions.
Para 7.2: on an application for an