Businesses and individuals seeking money owed to them are being priced out of court, the Bar Council warned, after figures from the Registry Trust revealed there were 42,091 county court judgments against businesses in the first half of 2016, a 19% fall year on year. Bar Chairman, Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, said: ‘The courts risk becoming out of bounds for many as the full impact of increased court fees bites.’