At Elemental, we have years of experience acting as a process agent; however, we recognise that for many of the clients we work with it is not something they have done before. Often we get asked to explain how it works, especially with regards to fees.
This guide helps to demystify process agent fees for anyone who is researching options and trying to find the right provider. We cover the key things to look out for and some of the hidden charges to avoid.
A process agent is the representative of a contractual party or parties upon whom court proceedings may be served and will usually act with regard to specified contract(s) for the duration of the term. From this definition we can already see three factors that can affect process agent fees: the number of parties (or appointers), the duration, and the number of contracts:
What additional charges are there?
As well as charging by duration, number of appointers and agreements, there are a few extra charges that you may incur during or after the appointment:
Elemental’s approach to process agent charges:
Our process agent service fees are refreshingly straightforward. We charge a one-off setup fee and then a fixed fee for every year:
Elemental is a specialist corporate services firm. We’ve helped clients from over 100 countries here in the UK. We offer a professional process agent service without hidden extras. If you have any questions about your process agent requirements, please get in touch. Or, you can visit our process agent service page to get an instant quote and complete a process agent appointment.