Credit Control and
Debt Recovery

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Credit Control and Debt Recovery

“Cash is king” and the longer debts go unpaid the chances of recovery significantly reduce.

We have a range of cost efficient fixed fee services to assist our client is recovering unpaid debts. We also provide fixed fee monitoring services where we can monitor key customers who are on credit terms, to quickly flag alarm issues such as county court judgement, winding up petitions and other key indicators.

For more information on our services, please email julian@bradleyhayneslaw.co.uk or call on 01905 900 919.

A guide to our Fees

Money Claims – Fees and Expenses

Where possible, we like to offer fixed costs on money claims, so our clients have certainty on the costs involved before instructing us.  We offer the following debt recovery services at the costs stated below:

Description Fees
Letter before action £200+VAT
Issuing claim for money judgment and obtaining judgment in default of a response £200+VAT
Warrant of control (County Court) £100+VAT
Writ of Control (High Court) £150+VAT

Description Expenses
Court fee – Claim for money judgment £25 – £410 for debts ranging up to £10,000

4.5% of debt value for debts ranging from £10,000+ to £100,000

5% of debt value for debts exceeding £100,000 (to maximum fee of £10,000).

Warrant of Control (County Court) £77 – £110
Writ of Control (High Court) £66
High Court Enforcement Officer’s (HCEO) fee Agreed with the HCEO – A percentage of the amount recovered or a fixed fee if no recovery made

We may from time to time agree alternative charging structures on discussion and agreement with you.

Defended Claims or Acting for a Defendant 

Our fees for handling defended or disputed claims will be based on our standard hourly rates as follows:

  • Director – £240 + VAT
  • Associate – £220 + VAT
  • Solicitor – £200 + VAT
  • Trainee Solicitor – £160 + VAT
  • Paralegal – £150 + VAT

We may from time to time agree fixed fee packages or alternative charging structures on discussion and agreement with you.

Our Agreement With You

Upon instructing us, we will issue a Welcome Pack to you, which will include our Client Care Letter and Terms of Business.  Together, these documents form the contract which governs the entire relationship between you and us. They will expressly set out the agreed costs, disbursements, the timescales, the agreed scope of work and the team members acting on your matter.  If there is any difference between the fees stated above and those agreed in your Client Care Letter, the fees in your Client Care Letter will prevail.

Our Debt Recovery Team is led by Julian Wintle, a Director and he will be supported by other team members from time to time.