If you are an individual or a business owner and have a dispute over non-payment of an invoice or fees, our civil litigation solicitors in Camberley can help.
Most debtors will respond to a letter before action, but some may not. In these circumstances, it may be necessary to issue court proceedings to recover the unpaid debt. Our Solicitors and Lawyers in Camberley can help you to recover unpaid debt.
We are here to help and assist with the recovery of your money in the most cost effective and stress-free way possible.
We do not specifically act for claimants and are able to advise defendants in a wide range of cases from small claims to High Court action.
Most litigation is charged on an hourly basis with Directors charging £275 plus VAT @ 20% per hour and other Solicitors and Lawyers at £180 plus VAT @ 20% per hour.
On issue for debt matters we try to strive towards charging the fixed costs allowable by the Court and a table of the court fee and solicitors costs is available here
Contact our Camberley Solicitors to help recover unpaid invoice and other debt.
Debt recovery up to the value of £100,000
Average range of costs – £400 – £3,000 plus VAT @ 20% and disbursements. Disbursements to include the Court fees of between £35 and £1,175 inc VAT @ 20% as per HMCTS EX50. Basis of charges – hourly rate. Experience of anyone carrying out the work – either Legal Executive or Solicitor with suitable experience and properly supervised at all times.
Key stages include taking your instructions and reviewing documentation, undertaking appropriate searches, sending an LBA, receiving payment and sending funds to you, drafting an issuing the claim if the debt is not paid, applying to the court to enter judgment in default if no acknowledgment of service or defence is received, advising of next steps and costs if payment is not received.
If the debtor disputes the sum then additional work and costs will be incurred in order to advise you regarding the disputed claim.
The likely timescale to deal with an undisputed debt is between 8 weeks and 3 months depending on the complexity.