How to satisfy Northern Ireland judgments and High Court judgments

Northern Ireland judgments and High Court judgments are shown as either satisfied or unsatisfied on the Register. Satisfied means you have paid in full, unsatisfied means you have not.

If you have fully paid the judgment more than a calendar month after the judgment date, you can apply to have it shown as satisfied by providing us with proof of payment as listed below. From here, the record will be updated as ‘satisfied’ on the Register where it will remain for the six-year period from the date of judgment.

Step one

Obtain written proof of payment from the claimant, or the claimant’s solicitor, confirming:

  • name of the court
  • case number
  • date of judgment
  • amount of judgment
  • date that the debt was repaid in full
Step two

Forward the original documents to Registry Trust Limited, 153 – 157 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 6QW, with confirmation of your name and address at the time of the judgment. Please also enclose the administration fee of £6.00 (made payable to “Registry Trust Limited”) for each named person or business at a specified address or limited company name.

Cancelling/setting aside a judgment or High Court judgment

Judgments can only be removed from the Register if they are:

  • set aside by the court
  • paid prior to the court action
  • paid in full within one calendar month of the date of judgment

If the judgment was either entered in error or paid before the court action, an application should be made to the court to have the judgment set aside. Alternatively, the Register can be updated by sending us:

Step one

Written evidence from the claimant, or the claimant’s solicitor, confirming:

  • name of the court
  • case number
  • date of judgment
  • amount of judgment
  • date that the debt was repaid in full or confirming that the judgment went ahead in error
Step two

Forward the original documents to Registry Trust Limited, 153 – 157 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 6QW, with confirmation of your name and address at the time of the judgment. Please also enclose the administration fee of £6.00 (made payable to “Registry Trust Limited”) for each named person or business at a specified address or limited company name.

Once we receive the necessary information from the relevant court or the appropriate evidence the record will be removed from the Register.

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