Debt Recovery Pricing


Debt Recovery Pricing

These costs apply where your claim is in relation to an unpaid invoice which is not disputed and where enforcement action is not needed.  If the other party disputes your claim at any point we will discuss any further work required and provide you with revised advice about costs which could be on a fixed for where, for example, a one-off letter is required, or on an hourly rate basis if more extensive work is needed.

A Court fee will apply and varies depending on the size of the debt.  These are set out online at



Up to £5,000





(3% of the value of the claim)



Should you wish to proceed with a claim, please note that:

  • The VAT element of our fee cannot be reclaimed from your debtor;
  • Interest may take the debt into a higher banding which may result in a higher cost to you
  • The costs quoted above are not for matters where enforcement action such as the Bailiff is needed to collect your debt.

Our fee includes:

  • Taking your instructions and reviewing any documentation;
  • Sending a letter before action;
  • Receiving payment and sending on to you or, if the debt is not paid, drafting and issuing claim form;
  • Where no Acknowledgment of Service or Defence is received, applying to the Court to enter Judgement in default;
  • When Judgement in default is received, writing to the other side to request payment;
  • If payment is not received in accordance with the Court Order's timescale, providing you with advice on the next steps and likely costs.


Matters usually take 4-20 weeks from receipt of instructions from you to receipt of payment from the other side, depending on whether or not it is necessary to issue a claim.  This is on the basis that the other side pays promptly on receipt of Judgement in default.  If enforcement action is needed, the matter will take longer to resolve.


Whilst our fees are fixed and include those items detailed above there may be unforeseen factors that could increase fees charged.  Where there is likely to be any additional cost we will ensure that you are informed of this at the earliest opportunity and provide you with a clear estimate of any additional fees that might be incurred.

Our Debt Recovery Team

Regardless of who works on your matter, all file handlers will be supervised by Liz Dumbleton, Senior Partner.

Liz Dumbleton is our Senior Partner. She qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 and has worked in many areas of law. Liz supervises the work of the Debt Recovery Team.

Anthony Greenall qualified as a Solicitor in 2019 and is experienced in dispute resolution issues. 

Amanda Platten has worked in law for over 16 years.  She is experienced in dispute resolution matters and has a successful record of debt recovery matters

All members of staff in the Debt Recovery department are supervised by Liz Dumbleton.  Liz is the firm's Senior Partner.


Additional Fees:


All clients will be required to pay an onboarding fee of £15.00 plus VAT where we are acting for a sole client and £25.00 plus VAT where acting for joint clients.


If your transaction requires us to send money to you by Telegraphic Transfer, you will be charged £36.00 plus VAT to do so.


It would not normally be necessary to undertake other work or incur other costs other than those described above.  However, we would be very happy to provide you with a more tailored quote for all stages of your particular case once we know about your specific circumstances.

Why choose us?

Free Initial Consultation


Out of Hours Appointments


Home Visits by Prior Arrangement


Funding Options Available

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