On 21st July 2016, several of the Official Receiver’s fees and deposits were increased. These are shown in the table below:

 

Fee/Deposit

Previously

Now

Debtors’ (own) bankruptcy deposit

£525

£550

Debtor bankruptcy administration fee (no change)

£1,990

£1,990    

Creditors’ bankruptcy deposit petition

£825

£990

Creditor bankruptcy administration fee

£1,990

£2,775

Company winding up deposit

£1,350

£1,600

Company winding up administration fee

£2,520

£5,000

Public interest Company winding up deposit (no change)

£5,000

£5,000   

Public interest Company winding up administration fee

£5,000

£7,500

Distribution fee (charged when the Official Receiver acts as trustee or liquidator and pays a dividend to creditors)                      

Banded time &     rate charges

No change         

 

There are also increases to some of the fees charged by HMCTS as of 25th July 2016, following the final approval this morning of The Civil Proceedings, First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and Employment Tribunals Fees (Amendment) Order 2016. As a result of the order, many of the fees payable on enforcement applications have increased by 10%, including:

 

Application Type

Before 25th July 2016

As of 25th July 2016

Writ of Control/Possession/Delivery

£60

£66

Third Party Debt Order

£100

£110

Charging Order

£100

£110

Oral Examination

£50

£55

Pete Blackmore

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Pete Blackmore

Head of Advocacy

Solicitor