Our fees and charges

Marston’s fees and charges are set in line with the new regulations, as per the Tribunal Courts and Enforcement Act implemented on 6 April 2014. These are listed below.

Application of fees

  • The compliance stage covers activity from receipt of the case.
  • The enforcement stage covers activity from first attendance (fee applies from doorstep visit).
  • The sale/disposal stage covers activity from the first attendance at the property for the purpose of transporting goods.

Schedule of HMCTS and TMA fees

Our fees for the enforcement of a warrant of control from 6 April 2014:

Fee stage Fixed fee* Percentage fees £0-£1,500 Percentage fees above £1,500
Compliance stage £75 0% 0%
Enforcement stage £235 0% 7.5%
Sale or disposal stage £110 0% 7.5%

 

Where removal and sale takes place
Storage costs Actual costs
Locksmiths costs Actual costs
Any relevant court application fees Actual costs

 

Auctioneers costs where the sale is held on the auctioneer’s premises
Auctioneer’s commission Not exceeding 15% of sum realised
Auctioneer’s out of pocket expenses Actual costs
Reasonable advertising costs Actual costs

 

Auctioneers costs where the sale is held on other premises
Auctioneer’s commission Not exceeding 7.5% of sum realised
Auctioneer’s out of pocket expenses Actual costs
Reasonable advertising costs Actual costs
Internet auction costs Actual costs
In some circumstances exceptional costs will apply Agreed by court

Schedule of High Court enforcement fees

Fee stage Fixed fee* Percentage fees £,0-£1,000 Percentage fees above £1,000
Compliance stage £75 0% 0%
1st Enforcement stage £190 0% 7.5%
2nd Enforcement stage £495 0% 0%
Sale or disposal stage £525 0% 7.5%

Schedule of Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) fees

Fee stage Fixed fees* Percentage fees £0 to £1,500 Percentage fees above £1,500
Compliance £75.00 0% 0%
Enforcement Stage £235.00 0% 7.5%
Sale or disposal stage £110.00 0% 7.5%

Schedule of council tax fees

Fee stage Fixed fees* Percentage fees £0 to £1,500 Percentage fees above £1,500
Compliance stage £75.00 0% 0%
Enforcement stage £235.00 0% 7.5%
Sale or disposal stage £110.00 0% 7.5%

Other fees

Any other fees and transaction costs (credit / debit cards) are not permissible unless they are disbursements.

Disbursements

The enforcement agent may recover disbursement provided they are reasonable and actually incurred, e.g. costs of storing goods which have been removed, costs of a locksmith, and court fees in relation to applications under enforcement.

Exceptional disbursements

This is the application to the court with the consent of the creditor/our client.

Marston Enforcement Toolkit

To download the Marston Enforcement Toolkit, which outlines new regulations introduced under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, please click here.

*Fees subject to the inclusion of VAT