Security for the future

Whether your organisation is a large multi-national or a small business, chasing outstanding payments can be frustrating, time consuming and on occasion fruitless. Taking legal action may be the most effective way to recover your owed payments. Smith partnership has an over 87% success rate for recovering debts for businesses. 

Our business debt recovery services can provide your organisation with advice on effective internal credit control processes as well as supporting your internal credit control teams to pursue debts through the court system. Our fixed fee approach to debt recovery allows you to be in control of the costs of pursuing a debt and our online debt recovery service “Activate”  provides you with 24/7 access to your case. Get in touch today to find out more.

What we can do for you

Having been trusted by organisations of all sizes and across all sectors, we have extensive experience in successfully recovering debts, including some in excess of £30m. Our services in this area include: 

  • Providing advice on your credit control processes
  • Sending letters before action
  • Sending letters of claim
  • Issuing County Court proceedings
  • Enforcing a judgement (CCJ)
  • Arranging payment plans
  • Acting on the behalf of businesses to collect commercial debts 
  • Administrations 
  • Creditors’ voluntary liquidations 
  • Compulsory liquidations 
  • Company voluntary arrangements 
  • Drafting letters of claim which outline the necessary next steps, such as court action
  • Advising businesses on how to manage in-house debts and reduce reliance on external support, such as debt collectors 
  • Online system to track case progress, produce reports and get updates on costs 
  • Contentious and non-contentious debt recovery issues 

No matter the size or circumstances of the debts your business is owed, our specialist team will provide a bespoke service to suit your needs and meet your objectives. 

Activate Debt Recovery

As experts in the field, we offer our business clients an online service which aims to help make managing debts that much simpler.

Activate is a cost-effective, efficient solution that allows you to have access to your files 24 hours a day, seven days a week - putting you back in control of your business’ finances.

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Don’t just take our word for it...

The team is proud to have been recognised by the Legal 500, which states: 

Smith Partnership impresses with ‘exceptional service’. The private education and consumer goods sectors are mainstays for the practice, which advises private nurseries and acts alongside banks for their private education clients. The group also handles mandates in the manufacturing, construction, finance, telecommunications and brewing industries. Claire Twells, who ‘interacts exceptionally well with clients’, heads the department, which includes ‘tenacious’ litigation executive Sharon Davies and litigation executive Andrew Hambleton. The team recently assisted the University of Leeds with the recovery of a debt from Genelux, an Indianapolis company, related to an agreement between the university and Genelux to provide staff training for Genelux in the university’s laboratories.

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Focus on running your business

We understand how frustrating being owed money can be, especially when valuable time and resources are being wasted to recover them. That’s why we provide a service which takes this stress away from you, allowing you to get back to focusing on your business. Whether this be through collecting your debts or equipping you with the means to do so, we provide tailored, effective solutions to every case. 

Our transparent and practical approach is built around being straight-talking and jargon free, ensuring you understand where your business stands at all times. 

From our offices in Derby, Burton Upon Trent, Leicester, Swadlincote and Stoke on Trent, Smith Partnership ensures that clients have access to responsive expert legal advice whenever they need it. 

Contact our team today

To find out how our expert team of solicitors can help you, contact us today on 0330 123 1229, send us an email via info@smithpartnership.co.uk or complete our contact form.