About Us

Our Charges – Debt Recovery

Our approach to pricing involves making sure that we understand what matters to you and is based upon the quality and service that we pride ourselves in providing. Your peace of mind is important to us and having a clear understanding of what our work is likely to cost is a priority to us.

Our experienced and skilled lawyers can provide you with the peace of mind you require by making the cost of your matter clear from the outset as to:

Naomi Taylor is a Legal Advisor (Paralegal) with over 9 years litigation experience. Naomi’s hourly rate is £225 per hour plus 20% VAT. 

Supervising Naomi is Kevin Richardson, who is a Director, 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 £300 per hour plus 20% VAT. 

Letter Before Action          £225 plus 20% VAT

What’s included:

  • 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:

  • Drafting Claim Form and Particulars of Claim
  • Sending the court papers to Court for processing
  • Monitoring claim up to the application for judgement
Level of Debt Our Fixed Fees excl. 20% VAT Court Fees** Fees that can be recovered
Up to £1000 £225 + VAT up to £70 up to £70
£1001 – £5000 £450 + VAT up to £205 up to £80
£5001 -£10,000 £600 + VAT up to £455 up to £100
£10,001 – £50,000 £800 + VAT 5% of the value of the claim £100
£50,001 – £200,000 £1000 + VAT 5% of the value of the claim £100
£200,001 +  For claim values over £200,001 please contact the team on 0800 413 463

Judgement Costs – £30 plus 20% VAT

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

Enforcement Costs

Enforcement & What’s included in our fees Extras to consider Our Fixed Fees excl. 20% VAT Court Fees**
Applying for Judgement £30 + VAT

Instructing High Court Enforcement including monitoring progress and providing updates

Writ of Control will be required £100 + VAT £71

Warrant of Control – drafting and filing application

£100 + VAT £83

Application for an order to attend court including instructing process

£450 + VAT £59

Application for attachment of Earnings 

£300 + VAT £119 per debtor
Drafting and serving Stat Demand £300 + VAT n/a

Application for Charging order. Including drafting and filing application, obtaining office copies, witness statement, drafting and lodging application with Land Registry, and correspondence with Land Registry


Application for a third party debt order – Drafting and filing application to the court, instructing process server to server documentation. 

Land Registry Fee £45 (subject to change)



Counsel will need to be instructed

£850 + VAT


£119 per party

Additional costs to consider in enforcement

Additional Requirements Extra Fee excl 20% VAT Our Fixed Fees excl. VAT
High Court Enforcement Agents will charge a fixed fee if they are unsuccessful in enforcement. Agent’s fees from £90
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 to £210 £40
Instructions for an agent to investigate debtor. Agent’s fees £60 to £500 + VAT £40

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