Debt Collection Lawyers. Lots of folks find pursuing debt difficult but failing to do so can lead to cashflow problems or worse for businesses.
Debt Recovery Solicitors City Centre Glasgow
If you're owed money and chasing it's wasting time and swallowing your tools, let us help. In the current climate, many smallish businesses have money tied up in loans that are outstanding. Frequently this has dire effects for money flow and thus for the companies long term prognosis.
Recovering debt in Scotland is simple -- at least in theory. Our debt recovery lawyers will help you :
Sending your creditors a letter notifying them of the amount, rough payment and notifying them that action will be removed if they don't make payment as requested. The majority of debtors invest at this point.
If this does not work, we'll begin legal proceedings together with your permission.
If the claim isn't disputed, we'll take all steps to apply the debt.
If the claim is contested, we will proceed to litigation on your behalf.
At all stages of this procedure we'll keep you informed. If you are experiencing trouble with debtors, we can help.
Retrieval of debt is significant to all individuals and organisations in the present economic climate. Recovering debts because of you can often mean the difference between your business being successful or failing. We strive to increase your return , where appropriate, seeking to recover contractual or statutory interest, compensation charges and judicial expenses.
If you are made money, we can help. Our debt recovery lawyers have extensive experience of recovering our customers' outstanding debts.
The Way to Recover Debt Scotland
Our Team will give you a complete and professional company, at a cost effective rate. Our solutions vary from devoting first demand letters through the increasing of court actions to enforcing decrees and bankruptcy proceeding.
Our debt collection staff counsel:
Cross-Border Debt Procedures
Sequestration & Bankruptcy Procedures
We plan to create long lasting, collaborative relationships with our clients. To this end we're conscious that all clients have particular needs and requirements in relation to the restoration of any debt due to them. We plan to take this into consideration in the beginning of any issue so as to help increase a recovery. Our expertise guarantees that we take under consideration the circumstances and goals of each individual customer, the client's priorities and some particular issues which may arise through the course of this procedure. We can provide advice with regard to pre-litigation and coaching, with a view to encouraging clients. We can assist in advising clients in relation to their credit control processes if required.
Our Solicitors have extensive courtroom experience in dealing with debt actions involving raising and protecting actions and appeals in the sheriff courts throughout Scotland and the Court of Session. We can boost activities for recovery of trades on behalf of the commercial customers and individuals. Our lawyers have experience acting for any range of public sector organisations and advise a range of Property Management companies seeing a wide variety of housing matters including factoring arrears, rechargeable repairs, rent arrears and other debts matters. We also give information to clients in regard to actions for recovery of possession of property.
Our staff has expertise in dealing with a variety of complex problems. Our team is encouraged by experienced people within our company to provide a full business support.
Our experienced staff and practices guarantee the highest caliber of service is consistently and efficiently delivered. Our team prioritise and progress instances quickly and efficiently.
Pre-litigation Five Tips for Hiring a Debt Recovery or Debt Collection Agency ... Advice
We can assist in pre-litigation process, and we would discuss your situation and alternatives out there.
In some cases, the very first step would be to issue a demand letter to the debtor advising that we are educated on your behalf. We can assist you in this aspect. A pre-litigation letter advises a debtor of this situation and demands payment to prevent legal action. The correspondence is meant to prompt a reply and payment by the debtor.
In the event that payment isn't forthcoming, consideration could then be given to increasing court proceeding.
The sort of court action required on your benefit depends upon your own circumstance. If activity is required to recover payment, the action needed to be raised depends upon the amount . In the event the debt is less than #3,000 a small claims proceedings are appropriate, if the debt is greater than #3,000 but less 5,000 a listing trigger actions would be raised and where the debt is over #5,000 an ordinary action should be increased.
You can find court rules that are unique to each sort of action and our Debt Recovery Team have experience of raising all sorts of recovery activities in the Sheriff Courts and can supply the suitable advice and guidance specific to your personal case.
Please contact our Debt Recovery Team to examine your own individual needs.
Following successful court proceedings, the Courts issue an Extract Decree (a written conclusion ) and enforcement can be undertaken to recoup the debt, even if necessary. We will be delighted to advise on the best way best to apply the Decree and recover payment.
When you've acquired a Decree (a award from the court in your favour) for recovery of cash due to you, authorities needs to be considered using several techniques of diligence. "Diligence" is a term used in Scotland to describe the numerous methods available to you to apply the court order.
The first step in moving with any diligence in Scotland would be to serve a charge for payment on the celebration which you've been awarded decree against. A charge for official statement payment is a formal demand for payment served by Sheriff Officers for repayment of the amount due a Decree, including any expenses and interest. A charge for payment is a fourteen day notice to the debtor to generate payment. If the borrower doesn't make payment or agreement over the given fourteen day period then you can proceed with additional diligence. Our Debt Recovery Team will be delighted to talk about any aspect of authorities alongside you.
A Decree allowed in a Scotland Sheriff Court can be enforced in England. To apply a Decree in England you must use to the court which allowed the decree to get a certification of money provisions. We can assist in this process which includes lodging and preparing an affidavit with the Sheriff Court, and also the initial court action jumped.
Once the certificate of cash provisions is got that this requires to be lodged for authorities with the appropriate court in England. We use seasoned brokers in England and also can help out with registering for the debt in England and implementing exactly the same. Should You Would like to speak to an attorney for more information on registering a decree from England please phone our Debt Recovery Team on 0141 248 3456
It is also feasible to enforce a British or Welsh Court Judgment in Scotland and we can help with this process. The first step is to get a certification of cash provisions from the court where the original judgement was obtained. Thereafter the Certification requires to be registered in the Register of all Judgements of the Books of Council and Session. The certificate must be registered within six weeks of the date of issue. After receipt of the documented certificate is received, authorities in Scotland can be considered and progressed in your behalf.
If you are thinking of sequestration as a way of debt recovery you should be conscious that sequestration doesn't guarantee recovery of all sums due to you by a debtor. The debtor may, as an instance, have added creditors and the debtor's trustee will be need to disperse funds equally to all lenders on release of the debtor's repayment period of bankruptcy.
Our debt recovery team has significant experience acting on behalf of customers trying to recover sums from a debtor by applying to their sequestration. We also have great relationships with Insolvency Practitioners, who will assist creditors in Assessing recoveries from debtors.
If You Are Thinking about sequestrating a debtor and Want to Talk to a solicitor please telephone our Debt Recovery Team on 0141 248 3456
Raeside Chisholm Debt Recovery Team
Manager is responsible for debt recovery and repossessions and dispute resolution and litigation. He has considerable expertise in commercial law disputes and has been an enthusiastic participant at the industrial court at Glasgow since its debut in 1999. He has more than twenty years of experience in volume debt recovery and offers a full selection of debt recovery advice to institutional and corporate clients, as well as individuals.
He initially led up the debt division in Kidstons Solicitors, Glasgow. Thereafter, following the merger of Kidstons using a mid-sized Edinburgh company he headed up the debt recovery department and assisted in attaining Legal 500 and Chambers rankings for debt recovery.
Director and his staff know how much clients value successful debt recovery services particularly in the current climate. Our clients trade both south and north of the border and litigate in the two jurisdictions. Our staff can aid in searching recovery of trades UK wide. The key for clients is not only receiving an order in the courtroom. The customers want to obtain payment of debts due to them. David and his staff can guide their clients through the appropriate legal processes with a view to attaining an expeditious and economical recovery.
Experienced attorney in our dispute resolution and litigation division. She has worked in private practice since 1993. She advises on a broad array of issues including debt recovery, alternative dispute resolution and contractual problems. She regularly appears in sheriff courts conducting litigation at all phases of the judicial procedure. She handles agency directions for outside of city solicitors and offers significant donation to our debt recovery team in both regular and evidential hearings in cases affecting all values of debt. She regularly liaises with supporters in relation to complex or Court of Session job and takes court appointments as a reporter and curator in sheriff court child maintenance cases.
Paralegal, with attended Strathclyde University and finished courses in Civil Court Procedure and Family Law. She was qualified for over 15 years at Civil Court Practice. Diane co-ordinates our debt recovery department.
She is involved in all aspects of debt recovery, including raising small claim/summary cause and ordinary cause actions in the Sheriff Court and the enforcement of Decrees obtained. Our Debt Recovery Team act on behalf of some of Housing Associations and Home Managers and Diane is the direct contact for many of these customers. Diane also has experience in appearing that the Sheriff Court in regard to heritable actions concerning termination of tenancies and the recovery of rental. She also attends Court Diets of Tests and appears prior to the Auditor of Court in relation to Taxations.
She has experience in some Family Law matters such as simplified divorce procedure and the drafting of Minutes of Agreement. She completed her Family Law Paralegal Course at 2005.
Diane is a part of the Scottish Society of Specialist Paralegals, having become a member when the Society was set in conjunction with Strathclyde University and also CLT Scotland.
Contact our Debt Recovery Solicitor in Glasgow