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Banking and finance solicitors

Litigation & Recoveries

There is no job too big or too small for our specialist litigation and recoveries professionals. We have a strong track record in providing financial affairs advice to wide variety of businesses and individuals. Previous clients include banks, building societies, finance houses, insolvency and leasing companies; our list is growing each day.

Our specialist team provides comprehensive litigation and conflict resolution support in both commercial and personal matters, across a wide range of services, including:

  • Recovery of secured and unsecured commercial and personal finance
  • Recovery of commercial and personal assets, such as property and stock
  • Consumer and credit disputes
  • Sales and supply of goods
  • Banking and financial fraud
  • Leasing and regulation

We provide a start to finish service, with friendly and expert lawyers to guide you every step of the way. We have settled disputes ranging from £5k to £2m and can handle a wide range of cases, with fees to match your needs. Not only do we have competitive rates, we have people who are fully committed to our clients and always have their best interests at heart.

Debt Recovery

Our litigation and recoveries professionals are also one of the leading legal debt collections teams in the UK. We specialise in bulk recoveries (both debt and asset recovery), and we can help you with everything from pre-legal collections to complex litigation.

Key to everything is understanding your business and its processes. We can then manage your collections in a way that’s right for your business and its debt profile, like an extension of your in-house credit control team. Our 24/7 extranet system means you can keep up to date with your case and communicate freely with your legal team – an efficient, cost effective and open system we’re proud of. We also use the latest technology to create the best collection solutions too.

To make life easier for you and your business you can also make use of our training on debt recovery, pre-legal collections and insolvency – a service we’re really pleased to be able to share with you.

Meet the Litigation & Recoveries team

Melia Hirst new partner May 19
May
2019

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce the promotion of Melia Hirst to Partner within the Restructuring and Insolvency team based in Southampton.

Cross-Border Debt Recovery in a no-deal Brexit
Oct
2018

Currently, when a dispute arises between parties in different countries within the European Union, those parties turn to EU law to determine which country’s laws will apply. If no deal is agreed over Brexit, many of the rules on court jurisdiction and enforcement will be repealed.

House of Fraser Insolvency Solicitors
Jun
2018

You may have heard the news today about House of Fraser announcing a planned Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) which if approved, will see the closure of 31 of its 59 stores.

Carillion
Jan
2018

It has been reported this morning that Carillion plc, the UK’s second-largest construction company and a key government contractor along with other group companies, have been unsuccessful in their discussions with stakeholders for a turnaround plan.

Automation Reduces Risk of The Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims Non-compliance
May
2017

The latest revision to the Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims (PAP) will come into force on 01 October 2017. The PAP applies to any business claiming payment of a debt from an individual and describes the conduct that the Court will expect from those parties prior to issuing a Claim Form.

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