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Whether to start your claim in the High Court or the County Court is generally a question of the value of the claim. The rules are set out in CPR PD 7A (for CPR 7 claims).
For information on commencing a claim under CPR 8, see below.
Proceedings (whether for damages or a specified sum) may not be issued in the High Court unless the value of the claim is more than £100,000 (£50,000 in the case of a personal injury claim) (CPR PD 7A, paras 2.1–2.2).
Where the financial threshold is met, claims which must generally be issued in the High Court
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