You can start a civil legal action in the county court, or in the High Court, depending on theÂ circumstances of the case.
If the case is less than Â£5,000.00 (Sterling) the county court will decide to use the small claimsÂ procedure and will allocate the case to the Small Claims Track. The Small Claims Track is anÂ arbitration process rather than a full court hearing. If the claim is for Â£15,000.00 or less it mustÂ be started in the county court. Anything less than Â£5,000.00 and you do not receive your solicitorsÂ costs. The High court is to be used for more complicated and expensive actions. Usually overÂ Â£50,000.00.