SCS Law specialise in attending court hearings and helping with small claims in the County Courts. Our range of fixed priced legal services apply to any claim in any county court in England & Wales.

You can instruct us online by choosing the service you require below and submitted your details and documents to us now.

  • Telephone Conference

    A 30 minute telephone conference with one of our solicitors who will advise you on the merits of your legal issue.

    What this includes:
    - Pre-consultation consideration of documents
    - 30 minute telephone conference

    What this doesn’t include
    - Written advice
    - Further advice following conference

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround.

    Price £100 inc. VAT

    £100
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  • Claim Checker

    Consideration of your paperwork and written advice on the merits of your legal issue.

    What this includes – 
    - Consideration of your paperwork.
    - Written advice on the relevant law.
    - Written advice on the merits of your legal issue.
    - Written advice on next steps.

    What this doesn’t include –
    Further advice following written advice.

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround.

    Price £200 inc. VAT

    £200
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  • Letter of Claim / Letter Before Action

    A letter sent in accordance with the relevant Pre-Action Protocol requesting payment. This is seen as a necessary step to be taken before court proceedings should be issued and can often negate the need for the same.

    What this includes – 
    Drafting and sending a letter in accordance with the relevant Pre-Action Protocol.

    What this doesn’t include –
    Follow-up correspondence with the opponent.

    Likely timescale –
    - 7 day turnaround in sending.
    - Depending on the applicable pre-action protocol, proceedings can be issued after two weeks to three months.

    Price: £150 inc. VAT.

    £150
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  • Claim Checker and Letter of Claim / Letter Before Action

    Both the claim checker and letter of claim / letter before action for a reduced price.

    In the event that, following provision of the claim checker, you decide not to proceed with the letter of claim / letter before action, a fee will be raised as if the claim checker had been purchased separately.

    Price: £250 inc. VAT.

    £250
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  • Claim Issue

    Drafting and issuing your claim with the County Court until a response is received to the claim (either a defence or admission) or judgment is entered in default (no defence being filed).

    What this includes:
    - Drafting your claim and (if necessary) particulars of claim.
    - Issuing your claim with the County Court.
    - Sending (if necessary) particulars of claim to the Court and opponent.
    - Forwarding a defence or admission to you or requesting judgment in default.

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Further work following either a response to the claim being received (either a defence or admission) or judgment being entered in default (no defence being filed).
    - Payment of the court fee (HMCTS link).

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround in drafting and issuing the claim. Depending on the opponent’s response (if any), 3 to 6 weeks.

    Price: £200 inc. VAT

    £200
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  • Claim Defender

    Drafting and sending your defence to a County Court claim.

    What this includes:
    - Drafting your defence.
    - Sending the defence to the Court and opponent.

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Further work following the drafted defence being sent to the Court and opponent.
    - Drafting a counterclaim.
    - Payment of a counterclaim fee (HMCTS link).

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround in drafting and sending the defence.

    A claim checker must be purchased together with the claim defender.

    Price: £200 inc. VAT 

    £200
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  • Trial Package

    In the event of a claim being defended or you defending a claim, we will prepare and take the necessary steps up to and including the trial.

    What this includes:
    - Completing and sending directions questionnaires to the Court and opponent.
    - Drafting your witness statement.
    - Preparing instructions for trial / Preparing a statement of costs.
    - Arranging/providing advocate attendance at a trial with a listing time of no more than 2 hrs.
    - Preparing the advocate’s instructions.
    - Meeting the advocate 30 minutes before the trial / Representation during the trial.
    - Provision of an attendance note.

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Attending a mediation appointment / Instructing an expert.
    - Payment of the court fee (HMCTS link).
    - Trials with a listing time in excess of 2 hours.
    - Attendance by a solicitor or barrister.

    Likely timescale: Following a claim being defended, a trial will normally be heard within 4 to 6 months. Price: £720 inc. VAT

    £720
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  • Telephone Conference

    A 30 minute telephone conference with one of our solicitors who will advise you on the merits of your legal issue.

    What this includes:
    - Pre-consultation consideration of documents
    - 30 minute telephone conference

    What this doesn’t include
    - Written advice
    - Further advice following conference

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround.

    Price £100 inc. VAT

    £100
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  • Claim Checker

    Consideration of your paperwork and written advice on the merits of your legal issue.

    What this includes – 
    - Consideration of your paperwork.
    - Written advice on the relevant law.
    - Written advice on the merits of your legal issue.
    - Written advice on next steps.

    What this doesn’t include –
    Further advice following written advice.

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround.

    Price £250 inc. VAT

    £250
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  • Letter of Claim / Letter Before Action

    A letter sent in accordance with the relevant Pre-Action Protocol requesting payment.

    What this includes –
    Drafting and sending a letter in accordance with the relevant Pre-Action Protocol.

    What this doesn’t include –
    Follow-up correspondence with the opponent.

    Likely timescale –
    - 7 day turnaround in sending.
    - Depending on the applicable pre-action protocol, proceedings can be issued after two weeks to three months.

    Price: £200 inc. VAT.

    £200
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  • Claim Checker and Letter of Claim / Letter Before Action

    Both the claim checker and letter of claim / letter before action for a reduced price.

    In the event that, following provision of the claim checker, you decide not to proceed with the letter of claim / letter before action, a fee will be raised as if the claim checker had been purchased separately.

    Price: £350 inc. VAT.

    £350
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  • Claim Issue

    Drafting and issuing your claim with the County Court until a response is received to the claim (either a defence or admission) or judgment is entered…

    What this includes:
    - Drafting your claim and (if necessary) particulars of claim.
    - Issuing your claim with the County Court.
    - Sending (if necessary) particulars of claim to the Court and opponent.
    - Forwarding a defence or admission to you or requesting judgment in default.

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Further work following either a response to the claim being received (either a defence or admission) or judgment being entered in default (no defence being filed).
    - Payment of the court fee (HMCTS link).

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround in drafting and issuing the claim. Depending on the opponent’s response (if any), 3 to 6 weeks.

    Price: £250 inc. VAT

    £250
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  • Claim Defender

    Drafting and sending your defence to a County Court claim.

    What this includes:
    - Drafting your defence.
    - Sending the defence to the Court and opponent.

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Further work following the drafted defence being sent to the Court and opponent.
    - Drafting a counterclaim.
    - Payment of a counterclaim fee (HMCTS link).

    Likely timescale: 7 day turnaround in drafting and sending the defence.

    A claim checker must be purchased together with the claim defender.

    Price: £250 inc. VAT

    £250
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  • Trial Package

    In the event of a claim being defended or you defending a claim, we will prepare and take the necessary steps up to and including the trial.

    What this includes:
    - Completing and sending directions questionnaires to the Court and opponent.
    - Drafting your witness statement.
    - Preparing instructions for trial / Preparing a statement of costs.
    - Arranging/providing advocate attendance at a trial with a listing time of no more than 2 hrs.
    - Preparing the advocate’s instructions.
    - Meeting the advocate 30 minutes before the trial / Representation during the trial.
    - Provision of an attendance note.

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Attending a mediation appointment / Instructing an expert.
    - Payment of the court fee (HMCTS link).
    - Trials with a listing time in excess of 2 hours.
    - Attendance by a solicitor or barrister.

    Likely timescale: Following a claim being defended, a trial will normally be heard within 4 to 6 months.

    Price: £870 inc. VAT

    £870
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  • Full Small Claims Service

    A combination of all fixed fee services which can be purchased at the outset for a reduced price rather than piecemeal.

    What this includes:
    - Claim checker.
    - Letter before action / letter of claim.
    - Claim issue
    - Trial preparation
    - Court representation (small claims).

    What this doesn’t include:
    - Matters outside of the above detailed services.
    - Payment of the court fee.

    Likely timescale: From start to finish, around 8 to 10 months.

    In the event that the matter resolves or ends before a particular service is used, a fee will be raised for those services which have been used.

    Price: £1320 inc. VAT

    £1320
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