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Court fees increase - more reason to reach a professionally negotiated settlement - our litigation lawyers suggest

25/04/2014

Despite protests from the Law Society, Civil Justice Council and other professional groups; from 22nd April Court fees in England and Wales rose by over 80% in some cases. The Ministry of Justice is sending a clear message to Court users that they will need to dig deeper into their pockets to fund litigation and should therefore try and resolve disputes before going to court.

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