Escape cases electronic handbook

How to submit escape fee case claims.

Applies to England and Wales


Guidance for escape case claims

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Information to assist with all aspects of Escape Case claims.

For use with Escape fee case claim forms.

Published 10 July 2014
Last updated 23 September 2022 + show all updates
  1. Update after change in monarch.

  2. The Escape Cases Electronic Handbook has been updated to version 2.1.

  3. Published new version of the Escape Cases Electronic Handbook. These changes are part of our preparations for exiting the European Union once the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.

  4. Version 1.12 of EC Handbook uploaded.

  5. Updated handbook uploaded.

  6. Updated handbook.

  7. Updated Guidance

  8. Handbook updated.

  9. Guidance on escape case claims updated.

  10. Escape case claim guidance updated.

  11. Escape cases guidance updated.

  12. First published.