Fees for an assessment, when you dispute a solicitor's bill or legal costs.
Applies to England and Wales
|Apply to challenge a solicitor’s bill (part 8 application)||£59|
|Apply for an order in costs only proceedings (part 8 application)||£59|
|Apply for a default costs certificate||£71|
|Apply to set aside a default costs certificate||£130|
|General application (N244) – by consent or without notice||£108|
|General application (N244) – application on notice||£275|
There is a separate fee for the assessment, which is usually based on what you’re claiming in costs.
|Costs up to…||Family Case Fee||Civil Case Fee|
|More than £500,000||£5,600||£6,640|
Legal aid and Court of Protection assessment fees
|Legal aid only family case fee||£200|
|Legal aid only civil case fee||£237|
|Court of Protection||£87|
|Type of appeal||Fee|
|General appeals – against a Cost Officer||£249|
|Criminal fee appeals||£100|
Cheques should be paid to ‘HM Courts and Tribunals Service’.