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Step 1 - Service Notices

Step 1

Section 8/Section 21 notice

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Eviction

Fee covers checking the file, case preparation, court fee, advocate if required.

Step 1 - Standard Check and review

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Section 8 / Section 21 notice
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Setting up file, assessing paperwork, providing advice, drafting and serving straightforward notice by post on tenant (if paperwork is in order). See non rent related Section 8 and check and review options below.

Our fees: £240.00   
VAT: £48.00   
Total: £288.00

Both Section 8 and Section 21 Notice
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As above but for both Section 8 (rent related) notice and Section 21 notice served at the same time.

Our fees: £295.00
VAT: £59.00
Total: £354.00

Updated  Section-8 and Section-21 Notices
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When we have already served a notice, but you would like a new and updated notice served on your tenant.

Our fees: £100.00
VAT: £20.00
Total: £120.00

Additional  Section-8 and Section-21
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Additional notice served at the same time as the review.

Our fees: £55.00
VAT: £11.00
Total: £66.00

Non Rent Related Section 8 Notice
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A Section 8 notice can include grounds other than the rent related ones. If additional grounds are required, an extra fee of £66 for drafting per ground is charged.

Our fees: £295.00
VAT: £59.00
Total: £354.00

Non Standard Check and Review
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If the tenancy is not an assured shorthold tenancy and requires a notice to quit or there are complicated matters such as guaranteed rent, subletting or you would like us to take over a file, the matter will need a full check and review. If a notice can be served based on the information provided during the check and review, this will done under instruction from the landlord. You will always be advised on the best course of action and given an estimate of likely fees for gaining possession of your property.

Our fees: £600.00
VAT: £120.00
Total: £720.00

Section 48 Notice
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If the landlord’s address has changed or was not provided in the tenancy or on any documentation to the tenant, then a Section-48 notice must be served before a notice can be served.

Our fees: £75.00
VAT: £15.00
Total: £90.00

Section 3 Notice
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If a property was bought by a new landlord and is occupied by a tenant who wasn’t told correctly, a Section 3 notice and letter must be served on the tenant before a Section 8 notice can be served.

Our fees: £75.00
VAT: £15.00
Total: £90.00

Both Section 48 and Section 3 Notice
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Both Section 48 and Section 3 Notices served together at the same time.

Our fees: £125.00
VAT: £25.00
Total: £150.00

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Step 2 - STANDARD AST  (where Landlord Action drafted the notice)

These are the most common types of cases. The all-inclusive  fixed-fee covers checking the file, case preparation, court fee, advocate if  required and VAT.

Please note if for any reason the hearing is adjourned or  cancelled the Advocate fees would still be payable by you


The standard Section 8 or Section 21 accelerated procedure  cannot be used if your case does not comply with the rules (eg: change of  landlord, missing agreement, oral tenancy) and a court hearing is required.  Additional preparation is necessary and an advocate will attend the hearing  on your behalf.

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Section 21  Accelerated Procedure
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Fee covers checking the file, case preparation and court fee.

Our fees: £530.00
VAT: £106.00
Disbursements: £355.00
Total: £991.00

Section 8
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Fee covers checking the file, case  preparation, court fee, advocate if required.

Our fees: £530.00
VAT: £106.00
Disbursements: £487.00
Total: £1,123.00

Section 8  and Section 21 claim
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Fee covers checking the file, case  preparation, court fee, advocate if required.

Our fees: £809.17
VAT: £161.83
Disbursements: £487.00
Total: £1,458.00

Section 8  paper claim or Section 21 Non-Accelerated
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Fee covers checking the file, case  preparation, court fee, advocate if required.

Our fees: £809.17
VAT: £161.83
Disbursements: £487.00
Total: £1,458.00

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STEP 2 - STANDARD AST (where Landlord Action did NOT draft the notice)

If we are issuing a possession claim on a non-rent arrears Section 8 notice such as anti-social behaviour or a notice to quit, we will discuss the price with you in advance. There will be additional work to issue the possession claim and an increased likelihood that the matter may be defended. All defended work falls outside our fixed fees and is charged at the fee earner's hourly rate, to be advised.

This fee includes the same service as our Step 2, where  Landlord Action drafted and served the notice, but is higher as we need to  check your notice was served correctly before issuing the claim. If we cannot  issue the possession claim after a review of the case, then we will explain  your options – the cost for this part of the service is £200 + vat for one notice or £291.67 + vat for two notices. If we cannot proceed directly to making a claim for possession, we  will refund the balance of the below fee which is payable in advance. If a  new notice needs to be served, the matter goes back to Step 1 and those fees  apply.

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Section 21  Accelerated Procedure
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Fee covers review of notice and service, checking the file, case preparation, court fee.

Our fees: £680.00
VAT: £136.00
Disbursements: £355.00
Total: £1,171.00

Section 8
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Fee covers review of notice and service, checking the file, case preparation, court fee.

Our fees: £680.00
VAT: £136.00
Disbursements: £487.00
Total: £1,303.00

Section 8  and Section 21 claim
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Fee covers review of notice and service, checking the file, case preparation, court fee.

Our fees: £975.84
VAT: £195.16
Disbursements: £487.00
Total: £1,658.00

Section 8  paper claim or Section 21 Non-Accelerated
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Fee covers review of notice and service,  checking the file, case preparation, court fee, advocate if required.

Our fees: £975.84
VAT: £195.16
Disbursements: £487.00
Total: £1,658.00

Non  standard claim – (price to be advised)
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If we are issuing a claim on a non-rent arrears Section 8 notice such as anti-social behaviour or a notice to quit, then we will discuss the price with you. There will be more work to issue the claim and there is also a higher likelihood that the matter will be defended. All defended work is charged on the fee earner’s hourly rate

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STEP 2 -  SPECIAL CASE EXTRAS

Some actions are required outside the standard action and fees  to issue a claim. We discuss options with you before doing anything. Here we  list of some of the things that could happen so that you’re not surprised by  events

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Review  Hearing
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If your case is listed for a review hearing  then we are required to put together a bundle of papers and draft a witness  statement to assist with prioritising your case

Our fees: £223.34
VAT: £44.66
Disbursements: £132.00
Total: £400.00

Separate  guarantor’s agreement
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If we need to view extra documents to see  that the guarantor’s agreement is enforceable (Section 8 only)

Our fees: £100.00
VAT: £20.00
Total: £120.00

Statement  of Service
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If we did not serve your notice and you do  not have a statement of service, we’ll need to prepare one for you to sign

Our fees: £60.00
VAT: £12.00
Total: £72.00

Paperwork  problem
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If the  tenancy agreement was changed orally, a document varies the agreement or the  tenancy is missing, a witness statement is needed

Our fees: £291.67
VAT: £58.33
Total: £350.00

Landlord  not attending hearing
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If the  landlord cannot appear at a hearing or an agent will be representing the landlord, a witness statement must be  drafted setting out the situation just prior to the hearing

Our fees: £291.67
VAT: £58.33
Total: £350.00

Over two years arrears
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If more than two years arrears are being claimed, a witness statement must be drafted (Section 8 only)

Our fees: £291.67
VAT: £58.33
Total: £350.00

Section 8  Non Rent Related witness statement
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If  Section 8 proceedings include grounds other than rent related (grounds 8, 10, 11) a witness statement must be drafted and further evidence provided a cost  will be provided to you depending on the complexity of the matter.

Price on application

Process  server witness attendance
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If a process server has to attend court as a witness

Our fees: £400.00
VAT: £80.00
Total: £480.00

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Step 3 - Bailiffs

County  Court Bailiff
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Applying  for a warrant of execution and applying for a county court bailiff. Includes  court fee

Our fees: £170.00
VAT: £34.00
Disbursements: £130.00
Total: £334.00

High  Court Bailiff
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If  order to transfer up to High Court obtained on Possession order, we apply for  a High Court Bailiff - Fee is for 1st hour, thereafter  Bailiff is charged at £90 per hour

Our fees: £456.67
VAT: £91.33
Disbursements: £772.00
Total: £1,320.00

Transfer  to High Court
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We  would apply for permission to transfer up to High Court. see Section 6(a) of our
terms of business

Our fees: £160.00
VAT: £32.00
Disbursements: £108.00
Total: £300.00

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Step 3 - Special cases

Postponement  of Eviction
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If the tenant applies to stay or suspend the warrant, we can attend court and oppose application

Total: £450.00

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Debt Recovery

Address  Trace
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To find  the current fixed address for the debtor, in order to pursue the debt  formally for you

Our fees: £59.17
VAT: £11.83
Disbursements: £25.00
Total: £96.00

Employment  Trace
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If you  know the debtor is employed but do not know the exact details, we can seek to  trace this information for you

Our fees: £59.17
VAT: £11.83
Disbursements: £25.00
Total: £96.00

Address  & Employment Trace
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If you  require us to trace both an address and employment details of the debtor

Our fees: £100.00
VAT: £20.00
Disbursements: £30.00
Total: £150.00

Pre-Action  Letter to Tenant
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To  issue a pre-action letter to the debtor

Our fees: £200.00
VAT: £40.00
Total: £240.00

Pre-Action  Letter to Tenant (If Landlord is a company)
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To  issue a pre-action letter to the debtor - If the landlord is a company and  wishes to pursue a debt against an individual/sole trader

Our fees: £300.00
VAT: £60.00
Total: £360.00

Issue  an online money claim (MCOL)
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To  issue court proceeding to obtain the money order. The court fee (which is  extra) will dependent upon the value of the claim

Our fees: £300.00
VAT: £60.00
Total price on application

Review  & Advise on enforcement options
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Review  of circumstances and information to advise accordingly on other enforcement  options available

Our fees: £100.00
VAT: £20.00
Total: £120.00

Charging  Order
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If the  debtor owns a property, we can arrange for an application to be made to put a  charge on a property

Our fees: £766.67
VAT: £153.33
Disbursements: £139.00
Total: £1,059.00

High  Court Writ of Control
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To  arrange for the High Court Sheriffs to attend the debtor’s address and  attempt to seize the debtor’s goods

Our fees: £365.83
VAT: £73.17
Disbursements: £71.00
Total: £600.00

Warrant  of Control With Request for Judgment
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To  issue warrant in County Court up to £5000.00 and enter CCJ

Our fees: £210.83
VAT: £42.17
Disbursements: £130.00
Total: £388.00

Third  Party Debt Order
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To  apply to the court to arrange to freeze a sole bank account

Our fees: £400.00
VAT: £80.00
Disbursements: £119.00
Total: £599.00

Order  to Obtain Information
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To apply for the debtor to attend court to be questioned, on oath, by a court officer on employment, wages ,income, outgoings, property owned, bank and building society accounts.

Our fees: £450.00
VAT: £90.00
Disbursements: £119.00
Total: £659.00

Bankruptcy/Winding  Up Statutory Demand
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We can  arrange for a bankruptcy or winding up demand to be served on the debtor or  debtor company by hand

Our fees: £441.67
VAT: £83.33
Disbursements: £120.00
Total: £650.00

Attachment  of Earnings
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If you  know the tenant’s employment details, we can arrange for the judge to grant  an order where the debtor repays the judgment back to you. However, this  procedure can take up to 12 -months

Our fees: £350.00
VAT: £70.00
Disbursements: £119.00
Total: £539.00

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Squatters

Standard Trespass claim
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*Disbursement may  increased if service outside of London

*Upon receiving an order for possession, if the trespassers do not vacate, you will be required to evict them formally and we recommend using HCEO (with permission) and additional fees will apply, please click here

Our fees: £2,095.83
VAT: £419.17
Disbursements: £735.00
Total: £2,500.00

Interim Possession Order (IPO)
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*Disbursement may  increased if service outside of London

*Upon receiving an order for possession, if the trespassers do not vacate, you will be required to evict them formally and we recommend using HCEO (with permission) and additional fees will apply, please click here

Our fees: £2,220.83
VAT: £441.17
Disbursements: £935.00
Total: £3,250.00

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Optional extras

Some  actions are not always necessary and some compliance can be taken care of by  landlords and agents themselves. When you decide that we should do these,  there are extra fees.

Personal  Service of Notice

Personally serving notice by a process server is not always  needed but it can make some tenants realise the landlord is serious. Also, if  the tenant does not leave and denies receipt of the notice the process server  provides a certificate of service or witness statement to prove service.

London post codes
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Our fees: £100.00
VAT: £20.00
Total: £120.00

Outside  London
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Fee  will be provided on request

Proof  of Title
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If landlord wants us to get this from Land Registry

Our fees: £16.67
VAT: £3.33
Disbursements: £20.00
Total: £40.00

Preparing  Schedule of Arrears
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If the landlord prefers Landlord Action to  do this schedule

Our fees: £80.00
VAT: £16.00
Total: £96.00

Deposit  Scheme Compliance Check & Fix
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If landlord wants us to check that the  landlord has complied with the regulations and suggest remedies where  possible

Our fees: £166.67
VAT: £33.33
Total: £200.00

Company  Let or Licenses
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We can  check paperwork and serve standard notices to quit (NTQ) on non-assured  shorthold tenancy agreements. If the matter is complex we  will advise you and explain your options and our fees

Our fees: £300.00
VAT: £60.00
Total: £360.00

Not proceeding after initial instruction -  Chargeable Admin Fee
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If you instruct LA and a case file is set  up, but you do not respond to reasonable requests for information or decide  not to proceed, an admin fee is payable. (the balance of any fee you have  paid will be refunded)

Our fees: £29.17
VAT: £5.83
Total: £35.00

If we  don't handle your case
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If we  have served your notice but you do not need us to for Step 2 and you require  a certificate of service or witness statement for service of the notice to be  drawn up by us

Our fees: £60.00
VAT: £12.00
Total: £72.00

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