How to recover your owed debt

If your business is owed money by others there are a number of ways you can go about recouping your debt. There are several legal ways you can act and our expert Dispute Lawyers are always available to guide you through your best options.

  • Letter Before Action
    • A Letter Before Action is always the first step and precedes any legal proceedings. The letter formally sets out the details of the claim including:
      • An explanation of the basis on which the claim is made
      • A summary of all facts relevant to the claim
      • Details of exactly what you are seeking as claimant from the defendant
  • Submit a claim to the Small Claims Court
    • These are heard by a county court. The process here tends t o be more streamlined and with cheaper court fees compared to the High Court
    • The Small Claims Court deals with claims under £10,000 in value
  • Defend a claim at a Small Claims Court Trial
  • Chase a judgement through enforcement
  • Issue a winding-up petition

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