Debt recovery Taylor&Emmet LLP provides a dedicated, partner-led debt collection service. We offer pro-active advice and assistance, which is both cost-effective and efficient. Our focus is on providing a seamless extension to the credit control departments of our clients. Our vastly experienced team of debt recovery solicitors can deal with the most complex debt collection matters and, if necessary, utilise the experience and expertise of solicitors in other areas such as commercial litigation and insolvency. Our services Bankruptcy: Issue and service of statutory demands Issue and service of bankruptcy petitions Obtaining bankruptcy orders County Court proceedings: Issuing proceedings Entering default judgments Defended actions: Advice on procedure to trial Enforcement: Instructing the bailiff or High Court enforcement officer Charging orders Attachments of earnings applications Pre-action collection: Sending letters before action Chasing outstanding invoices on the telephone Risk reduction techniques: Advice on terms and conditions Advice on credit rating Winding up proceedings: Issue and service of winding up petitions Obtaining a winding up order No win, no fee services A guide to our no win no fee debt recovery services Taylor&Emmet has property litigation experts specialising in the recovery of debt, including service charges and ground rent, and freehold debts. Our substantial experience of acting for Managing Agents enables to work confidently and effectively in recovering arrears. How do we work? We operate on a full no win no fee basis. There are no upfront costs and no disbursements. This will apply to all stages. If the claim is defended, or if it’s transferred to the First Tier Tribunal Property Chamber (formerly LVT) we will still act on a no win no fee basis as we’re confident we have the expertise in these matters. We will make the process easy for you, and handle your cases efficiently with the support of our robust IT infrastructure and case management systems; we understand the time-sensitive nature of debt recovery to our clients. Our approach is strategic and proactive, and bespoke to you. We will apply our comprehensive industry knowledge and know-how, including a real understanding of the challenges our clients face. As one of our team is a member of the Institute of Residential Property Management, we promise to provide a realistic, achievable solution, not just the textbook answer. Our expertise Advocacy will be dealt with by our specialist lawyers who are experts in First Tier Tribunal Proceedings, County Court actions and Forfeiture proceedings; boasting a 100% success rate in recovering arrears. Members of our team are recognised in this year’s prestigious Legal 500 for debt recovery.