Our costs for dealing with the recovery of a debt under £100,000 owed to a business would be based on a time recording basis and our typical price for this is between £250 and £750 plus VAT which is added at the rate of 20% to give a total for our charges of between £300 and £900. A matter that is concluded quickly, perhaps after the first contact with the debtor will incur a fee at the lower end of the range, and a matter that involves more protracted correspondence or negotiation will attract a higher fee.
Disbursements are expenses related to your transaction which are payable to third parties, such as Court fees. These will be the same regardless of which legal firm handles your matter. We arrange payment of these expenses on your behalf.
There are no anticipated disbursements at this stage, however should the case proceed to court there would be Court fee payable. We would provide you with full details of likely costs at the appropriate time.
Our fee includes:
If the debt is not paid at this stage, and you wish to pursue it, we will need to draft and issue a claim in court. We will provide you with full advice on next steps and all likely costs at this time.
Our Debt Recovery Team consists of a qualified Solicitor (with over 4 years’ experience) whose hourly rate is £177 plus VAT at 20% supported by a trainee solicitor with an hourly rate of £133 plus VAT at 20%. The team is supervised by Paul Anderton who qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and who has an hourly rate of £201 plus VAT at 20%.