Enforcing a CCJ against an individual taken care of by Chartsbridge

CCJ Enforcement

Enforcing a CCJ against an individual taken care of by Chartsbridge

CCJ
Enforcement

Have you successfully obtained a County Court Judgment (CCJ) that you need enforced? If you have obtained a County Court Judgment CCJ in England and Wales over the amount of £600, Chartsbridge are able to assist to claim back what is rightfully owed to you.

CCJs that have been issued in a County Court will need to be transferred-up to the High Court for enforcement. As High Court Enforcement Officers, we are also able to assist with this process.

Need help to enforce a CCJ over the amount of £600?

Already have a CCJ?

Have you have obtained a County Court Judgement (CCJ) that exceeds £600 (including court costs)? If so, this is eligible to be transferred to a High Court Writ for enforcement on your behalf by our team of High Court Enforcement experts.

We can enforce a County Court Judgment (CCJ) by issuing a High Court Writ if:

  • You have not received the payments as required by the Court on the CCJ
  • The value of the CCJ is over £600
  • The debt relating to the CCJ is not regulated by the Consumer Credit Act
  • The judgment is less than 6 years old

Why choose Chartsbridge to enforce a CCJ or money judgment?

  • Fast turnaround time
  • Excellent collection rate
  • Enforcement costs payable by the debtor
  • Court fees recoverable from the debtor
  • Reclaim what is rightfully owed to you

How to Enforce a CCJ

  • Step 1

    Contact Chartsbridge with details of your Judgment. You can do this either by instructing us online and supplying a copy of your Judgment or calling 020 7788 8484.

    If you wish to enforce a money judgment that originates from outside of the jurisdiction of England and Wales, you can enforce a foreign money judgment.

  • Step 2

    Chartsbridge will transfer up your Judgment to the High Court and will ensure the transfer up of your CCJ is completed in the shortest timeframe possible. There is a court fee payable of £66 for the issue of the High Court Writ.

    Judgments that originate in the High Court can usually be authorised for High Court Enforcement more quickly. This is a process we are able to arrange on your behalf.

  • Step 3

    Our team of High Court Enforcement Officers will carry out an effective debt recovery service to enforce the Judgment owed.


FAQs about transferring CCJs


The transfer of a County Court Judgment to the High Court for enforcement is free. This process is subject to the court's turnaround times but the transfer-up process typically takes around 10-14 days. To then have the Writ of Control issued by the High Court, there is a court fee of £66.00 that is payable to HMCTS.

If you have obtained a County Court Judgment (CCJ) against a company then you can apply for a Court Order called a warrant of execution. This would allow you to instruct Chartsbridge enforcement agents (bailiffs) to enforce the judgment and seize assets of value owned by the company.

Enforcement of a judgment must begin within the first 6 years of it being obtained. A creditor may continue attempts to enforce a judgment after this, as long as the initial attempt was made within this this timescale.

Reclaim What is Owed to You

For further information on how Chartsbridge can assist you with the enforcement of CCJs, please contact our London office on 020 7788 8484 or send a copy of your judgment and instruct us online