Wondering How To Get The Legal Debt Collection Process Started?

Are you looking to collect unpaid invoices or improve your business cash flow by taking legal action against non-paying clients?

If you’re struggling to get your clients to repay their debts, Pride Legal Recovery can help.

Pride is a legal administration company that can help to take the stress out of recovering legal debts.

For A One-Off Fee Of £60, Our Legal Debt Collection Process Includes:

  • Ensuring that court documents are filled in and completed.
  • Ensuring that client information is filled in and completed. 
  • Sending the documents to the court.
  • We can also summon the debtor and tell them to come to court on a specific date or for arbitration.

What Happens Next?

Once the information is sent to the court and the debtor, the following may occur:

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If uncontested, it is rubber-stamped and approved.

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A letter is given to the debtor to tell them how much they must pay by the allotted time.

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We will also direct you to a lawyer if defended. We can either Write to them on your behalf or a list of trusted partners will be given to you.

How Long Does The Legal Debt Collection Process Take

How Long Does The Legal Debt Collection Process Take?

The process takes between 1-2 months, including arbitration. During this time, a person is appointed by the court to talk to both parties to see if they can resolve the issue without the need for a judge. 

If the subject doesn’t pay, the judgement must be entered and enforced including the use of county court bailiffs. You can also pay to upgrade to a Sheriff who has more powers than a county court bailiff. Sheriffs have the power of arrest and can keep the debtor in a cell to be asked about payment.

Why Choose Pride?

At Pride, we know legal administration can be a complicated and stressful process. That's why our team of qualified Legal Administrators, with 50 years of combined experience, work diligently yet discreetly to securely recover your private legal debts. You can trust us to take care of your legal debt recovery needs and put your mind at ease.

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Still have a question?

Are you able to provide Legal Advice?

No, we are legal administrators that assist in court action where debt collection is required / necessary. Only Solicitors are qualified to give legal advice.

What information do you need to start the collection process?

We need the name and address and any other contact details you have for the debtor such as telephone numbers and email address. If it is a Company that owes you money, the name of the person who placed the order/service and any purchase order number or reference. You should also be able to provide paperwork to support your claim and we require copies of relevant invoices, contracts if applicable and any correspondence you have with the debtor concerning the debt.

What is your success rate?

Our Company has a very good success rate which corroborated in our client testimonials.
We aim to get your payment or judgement as quickly as possible but the following circumstances may extend the process or make it impossible to elicit payment.

  • The debt is disputed
  • The debtor is insolvent – Bankrupt, In Receivership , In Liquidation or In Administration
  • The debtor has no money or assets
  • The debtor has absconded (we can try and trace)
  • The debt is too old and no contact has been made with the debtor
  • There is no or inconclusive paperwork to back up the claim

Do not leave it too long to chase money that is owed to you – the longer you leave it, the less likely you are to get paid. Most debtors realise you are serious about collecting your money when you instruct a third party and realise it is in their interest to resolve the matter.

If you are unable to get payment from the debtor, what is the next step?

Use Pride’s Litigation Administration System at £60.00 per instruction which is 75% cheaper than solicitors’ fees.