Changes to Court fees from 6 March 2017

Hearing and trial fees increase

Compulsory e-filing at the Rolls Building from April 2017

From April 2017 it will no longer be possible to issue claims, applications or file documents on paper at the Rolls Building. The e-filing system must be used.

88th CPR update from 6 April 2017

Includes – legal advisers given powers to deal with some District Judge duties, including applications for extensions of time, and applications to substitute parties.

  • tighter sanctions for non-payment of trial fees
  • amendments to CPR Part 3 regarding costs budgeting the clarify the court’s powers to record comments regarding incurred costs