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Small claims (less than £10,000)


Small claims can be a frustrating affair. Often it can seem like the effort isn't worth the reward, but if you are owed money then you have a right to try to get it back.

If your claim is for less than £10,000 then it will be heard in the 'small claims track' of the county court. You can represent yourself or use a solicitor, but in either case you will have needed to fill in specific documents regarding the case, how much is owed etc.

How to prepare

You will need to calculate exactly what is owed (including all interest). There are several documents you will need to prepare for the court. You can then represent yourself in court, and this can be a really good way of saving money on the claim.

Representing yourself

Anyone can do this, but it is a good idea to get some advice on how to do this. We work with specific advisors for claims of less than £10,000 who will help you fill in the forms and give you advice on representing yourself, for a fixed fee. If you fill in the form on this page we will pass your details to our advisors, and also retain your details ourselves.

This works well because if you use the advisor, all well and good. If your case is more complicated, and requires a solicitor, then we will be informed and can contact you ourselves and help you further.

Use the web-form and fill in the basic details to start your claim!

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