Enforcement, Charging Orders & Orders for Sale

Else’s team of debt recovery solicitors are experts when it comes to enforcement, charging orders, and orders for sale.

Once you have issued a claim and obtained judgement there are a number of ways of enforcing that judgement and recovering your money.

Knowing the debtor’s financial situation will help inform your decision about which method to use.

If you are unsure about your debtor’s circumstances, an application can be made for them to attend court and be questioned about their financial state. This can be used to ascertain whether the debtor is a home-owner, in employment, and to establish what their income and expenditure is.

Third Party Debt Order

These orders can be used to have the debtor’s bank account frozen and the money owed compulsorily withdrawn to settle the debt.

They can also be used where a third party owes the debtor money. The court can stop the debtor having access to this money until it is decided whether it should be paid directly to the creditor.

If the debtor owns property, an application can be made to the court for a charge to be obtained against that property. In some cases this may result in a court order being obtained forcing the sale of the property so the creditor can receive the money owed from the proceeds.

Attachment Of Earnings Order

These orders are a way of having money deducted automatically from the debtor’s wage and paid directly to the creditor.

For judgments with a balance above £600, the High Court Enforcement Officer can be instructed to attend the debtor’s premises to extract payment or to remove goods that can be sold to raise funds towards the debt.

Alternatively, you can instruct the County Court Bailiff to do the same for any debt value.

How we can help

Our specialist debt recovery solicitors are always ready to look at potential cases, without obligation or cost to you. When we have a clear understanding of your position we will advise you on the likely chances of success.

We have years of experience in successfully recovering money owed to clients.

Our knowledge of enforcement and charging orders, and court proceedings, enables us to work on your behalf to get the results you want.

To speak to one of our debt recovery solicitors contact us on 01283 526200. Alternatively, you can send us a messageand we will get in touch at a time that suits you.

SRA Transparency Rules: Debt Recovery Process Pathways & Charges

What are the SRA Transparency Rules?
The SRA Transparency Rules set out the information that SRA authorised firms should make available to clients and potential clients and form part of the Better Information, more choice: Post consultation rules. The rules aim to ensure people have accurate and relevant information about a solicitor or firm when they are considering purchasing legal services and will help members of the public and small businesses make informed choices, improving competition in the legal market.

Debt Recovery Guide – Process & Costs

Debt Collection Letter

Free up the time your finance team spends chasing debtors with e-mails, letters and phone calls.

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Ledger Collections Service

Give your insolvency practice and the companies you represent the resources needed to collect the payments they need to survive.

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Possession Order – Property

Else’s debt recovery solicitors have vast experience of handling both commercial and residential possession proceedings.

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Enforcement, Charging Orders & Orders for Sale

Else’s team of debt recovery solicitors are experts when it comes to enforcement, charging orders, and orders for sale.

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Insolvency Service

Else’s team of debt recovery solicitors offer a unique insolvency service to support sole traders, businesses, and companies that are facing financial issues.

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Dispute Resolution & Claims Management

Else’s expert debt recovery solicitors have considerable experience when it comes dispute resolution and claims management.

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Credit Control Processes

Develop a custom-tailored credit control and debt collection strategy for your business. This end-to-end process with all its components (e.g. the content of debt collection letters) is tailored to your business.

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Chris is the founding Partner of Else Solicitors and has over 25 years’ experience as a commercial solicitor dealing mainly with commercial disputes. He is also an accredited Mediator.

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Chris Else

Managing Partner

Laura joined Else Solicitors as a Litigation Executive in February 2014 after gaining several years of expertise in debt recovery as a Paralegal with a National Law Firm.

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Laura Charles


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Else Solicitors has a long standing reputation as the debt recovery solicitors. We work hard to ensure that you get paid whether this is through rigorous credit control, debt collection letters or legal action. Debt recovery is one of the things we do best and we can collect late and even “old and abandoned” debts on your behalf.

You are invited to discover why we are considered the best and why even major international law firms use our services and how we recovered £4,500 for a major travel brand.

We invite you to speak to Laura Charles or Chris Else today on 01283 526210 or on laura.charles@elselaw.co.uk or chris.else@elselaw.co.uk.