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Unpaid debt can be highly disruptive to a business, but pursuing non-payment can exhaust internal resources without guaranteed success. Our experienced team, which includes our specialist Thrings Recoveries service, can secure payment on your behalf efficiently and effectively.

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Alastair Govier

Alastair Govier

Partner

David Patterson

David Patterson

Partner

Pursuing debts effectively

Experienced in recovering debt, we have the expertise and systems in place to pursue your debt cost-effectively. Saving time and expense ensures you receive payment for as much of your invoice as possible while minimising your legal costs and disruption to your business.

Whether you are a multinational corporate or a small business, our transparent fixed-fee system delivers clarity to ensure you know what to expect. Our commercially-focused lawyers will evaluate the circumstances of your debt and advise you on the most pragmatic approach in deciding what course of action to take.

With sector knowledge in areas such as consumer lending, vehicle recovery and mortgages, we can apply a tailored approach, in line with your business objectives. If your case progresses to litigation, our specialist Disputes Team will continue to support you, working collaboratively with experts across the different departments of our firm to achieve the best outcome.

Highlights

Our Disputes Team has been involved in a number of high-profile cases in this area. Highlights include:

  • volume recovery for a high street building society dealing with the recovery of shortfall following possession and sale of properties, both defended and simple
  • acting for landlords with portfolio properties, particularly in swift and clean recovery of unpaid ground rent and service charges in both the commercial and residential markets

Expertise

Our expertise in this area encompasses:

  • lodgement of surplus funds
  • mortgage possession
  • mortgage shortfall/surplus and lodgement of funds
  • non-standard litigation
  • Professional negligence
  • rent and service charge recovery
  • shortfall recoveries following mortgagee possession and sale
  • unsecured loans
  • vehicle finance recovery

The team did a superb job.

Chambers and Partners 2017