Recovering debts can be a significant challenge to even the strongest of businesses. If the debts represent large amounts or occur at particularly difficult times there can be serious consequences for your business. These include cash flow problems, and the inability to meet your own obligations or business objectives.

Luscombe Gray can help your business overcome these problems, and avoid the uncertainty and frustration which arises when a commercial debt is outstanding for a long time. We will work tirelessly to recover your debt as quickly as possible, therefore keeping the disruption to your business to a minimum. Where matters need to be escalated, we can take effective legal action, and provide you with experienced, knowledgeable guidance concerning your litigation options.

Frequently, outstanding debts are connected with other legal issues, such as:

Landlord/tenant disputes concerning:

Luscombe Gray is a firm of commercial and property litigation experts and so are ideally placed to help your business with any contested debt recovery matter. Our firm was founded on providing clear, effective, commercially-focused advice to our clients, with a strong commitment to ethical legal service.

If you would like to discuss how Luscombe Gray can help your business, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Instructing Luscombe Gray

Luscombe Gray is a boutique commercial litigation firm, providing a legal service tailored to the needs of our clients.

We believe first-class commercial legal support should be available to all organisations. Whatever the size of your business, we are more than willing to provide our services and put our specialist skill and knowledge at your disposal.

Your case will be handled by Chris Luscombe personally, so you can be certain that your business will be able to call upon the expertise of an experienced commercial litigation solicitor. Throughout his career, Chris has helped a wide range of businesses with their commercial and contractual disputes, from small businesses, to national pub companies, and multi-national telecoms giants.

Luscombe Gray is based in the heart of Yorkshire, in Harrogate, with the reach to assist clients across the country.

If your business needs legal support with a debt recovery matter, contact Luscombe Gray for clear, ethical, expert advice.

Debt Recovery Pricing

Description of Work Luscombe Gray Fee (excluding VAT)
Standard letter before action £50.00 plus commission of 10% upon recovery of the debt
Drafting and issuing standard claim form (under £5k) Fixed fee of £100.00
Drafting and issuing standard claim form (between £5k and £10k) Fixed fee of £200.00
Drafting and issuing standard claim form (over £10k) Fixed fee of £400.00
Drafting and issuing bespoke claim form Hourly rates with cost estimate provided on a case by case basis
Entering default judgment Fixed fee of £50.00
Entering judgment on admission Fixed feed of £100.00
Defended claims Hourly rates with cost estimate provided on a case by case basis
Statutory demand £100.00 per person
Application to set aside statutory demand Hourly rates with cost estimate provided on a case by case basis
Bankruptcy petition £150.00 per person
Winding up petition £150.00 per company
Substituted service £200.00 per person
Contested bankruptcy petition / winding up petition Hourly rates with cost estimate provided on a case by case basis
Annulment application Hourly rates with cost estimate provided on a case by case basis
Uncontested charging order Fixed fee of £400.00
Contested charging order Hourly rates with cost estimate provided on a case by case basis
High Court Enforcement Fixed fee of £66.00
Order for Questioning Fixed fee of £60.00
Third party debt order Fixed fee of £100.00
Attachment of earnings Fixed fee of £100.00

All fixed fees and hourly rates quoted above do not include VAT and disbursements.

Disbursements are payments which must be made to third parties and include (but are not limited to) court fees, barristers’ fees, agents’ fees, process servers’ fees and experts’ fees. Luscombe Gray will advise you of any likely disbursements in relation to your matter and obtain your express approval before incurring them.

Certain fees may be recoverable from the other party if your claim is successful. Luscombe Gray will advise you in relation to this on a case by case basis.

Luscombe Gray is also able to provide you with a cost estimate for any services not listed that you require.

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