BHP Law costs estimates for Residential Possession Proceedings
Preparation and service of s21 notice; preparation and filing the claim; correspondence with you, the court and the tenant: £390 +VAT
Ground 8, s8 HA 1988 procedure
Preparation and service of s8 notice; preparation and filing the claim, rent schedule, and court order; correspondence with you, the court and the tenant: £650 +VAT
Any other ground, s8 HA 1988 procedure
Preparation and service of s8 notice; preparation and filing the claim, court order, a witness statement and evidence in support; correspondence with you, the court and the tenant: £750 +VAT
In addition, the following costs shall apply to each:
- Court fee for filing possession claim: £355
- Land Registry fee for a copy of the property register: £3
- Estimate of costs for preparation and attending the court hearing (should one be required) is based on the charging rate of £175 +VAT per hour. The time required will be based on the location of the court and the time spent in court waiting and advocating.
Service upon trespassers or persons unknown
Please also let us know if the court requires service of documents attached to the property, and a Certificate or Affidavit of service upon any persons not named on the tenancy agreement, for example a relative, trespasser or anyone presumed at the property other than a minor of the named tenant.
Please note the above Court and Land Registry fees are subject to change by each service, and beyond our control.
If you require help to prepare notices and claims, please contact either Phil Masters or Rosie Woodward from BHP Law’s highly experienced Dispute Resolution team on 01325 466 794.