The MOJ has announced a consultation into its proposals for reform of Court fees. Proposed changes include: daily hearing fees in some claims, some increased fees, in some instances, a sliding scale of fees depending on the value of claims, and options to cap fees in larger claims. For full details see https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/court-fees-proposa....
We are preparing a response to be submitted before the deadline on 31 January 2014.
1. The LSLA, COMBAR, ChBA, LCLCBA, and CLLS represent either solicitors or barristers who practise civil litigation, predominantly or exclusively in London. Each organisation has a different constituency of members, some representing practitioners exclusively in the field of commercial litigation, others representing practitioners in other fields of civil litigation, including personal injury, private client and family. More details about each organisation are contained in the attached annex.