Debt Recovery

We regularly assist businesses – large and small, including sole traders – looking to chase payment from customers for unpaid invoices by raising court actions for payment.

We can offer our clients a "no win, no fee" debt recovery package which includes raising a court action. We can also give bulk discounts for clients who instruct us to chase a number of customers.

Our standard prices and packages are below. However, if you have a business dispute that is not as straightforward as a customer failing to pay an invoice, see our page on Legal Disputes and scroll down to the “business and commercial disputes” paragraph.

Court actions for debts up to and including £1,500: £150 + VAT and outlays

Court actions for debts above £1,500: 10% of the outstanding debt + VAT and outlays

All packages include a pre-court solicitor’s letter giving them 7 days to pay, the drafting of a summons, arrangements for service of the court papers and appearing at court or lodging papers to move for the granting of an order for payment.

The fixed fee service is subject to the action remaining undefended. If you are successful, the court may order your opponent to pay a contribution towards your legal expenses, and in most cases debtors have to pay interest and a penalty under Late Payment of Commercial Debts legislation - so the cost of recovery could be less than you think.

If we can help you recover a debt, get in touch on 01224 590053 or info@djpsolicitors.com