Welcome to the Civil Court Users Association (CCUA) website

Founded in 1988, the Civil Court Users Association (CCUA) is a non-commercial membership organisation working for an efficient, effective, fair and proportionate civil court service for all in England & Wales.

Who should join CCUA?

  • Solicitors
  • Legal departments of banks and building societies
  • Debt purchasers/collections agencies
  • In-house Legal Counsels/departments of commercial entities or Local Authorities
  • Utility companies
  • Small, medium and large businesses with in-house legal or credit control departments
  • Enforcement Agents
  • Insolvency Practitioners
  • Anyone else using the civil court structure or interested in civil litigation/justice

Why join CCUA?

  • Demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to working together for an efficient, effective, fair and proportionate civil court service for all users.
  • Access our ‘trouble-shooting’ service to help resolve issues via our fast-track access to senior management in the courts.
  • Benefit from the tangible outcomes of CCUA’s work to drive improvements in the civil court service.
  • Be amongst the first to gain valuable insight, information and updates on the latest adjustments, court procedures, changes in government and industry developments.
  • Have the opportunity to directly feedback issues and concerns and influence changes in HMCTS and MoJ processes.
  • Network with peers, key stakeholders, partners and influencers from across the whole legal, regulatory, and financial services landscape.
  • Hear from industry-leading guest speakers on topical subjects on the day.

Some of our members

Questions about civil justice?

What is the civil court? What is the difference between the County Court and the High Court? What is a CCJ?