Debt and Leasehold Recovery

Get back what’s yours

Our debt & leasehold recovery team offers a highly specialised and effective service for the recovery of uncontested commercial and leasehold debts.

Bad debts not only impact on business cash flow but can also be a huge drain on your time and resource.

Working on either a fixed fee or a ‘no win no fee’ basis and using sophisticated IT systems and processes, we are able to collect significant volumes of debts efficiently and cost effectively, so generating considerable revenue and improved cash flow for our clients.

What they say

"The team are quick to assist and offer concise and pragmatic advice, covering every angle of the debt recovery/litigation process."

Legal 500 UK 2020

What our debt and leasehold recovery team does

We work with a wide range of well-known organisations in both the public and private sectors, including professional service firms such as BDO LLP and Stiles Harold Williams Limited, and local authorities such as the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

Our services cover:

We also work closely with our colleagues in the commercial dispute resolution department on contentious commercial and real estate matters.

How our debt and leasehold recovery team works

Our debt & leasehold recovery service is results driven; we are always looking to maximise recoveries for our clients and minimise their costs.

Supporting our experienced and specialist team is a specialist debt recovery case-management system, Nexum Client Online, offering you the ability to instruct us online as well as providing 24/7 access to all of your matters, Nexum also allows you to generate a wide range of management information reports, with bespoke reporting also available as required. 

Depending on your circumstances and requirements, we undertake our debt recovery work on either a “no win no fee” or a fixed fee basis, delivering you significant levels of income with little risk.

Key Contacts

Simon Elcock
Nigel Marchant
Gemma Clark
Kelly Mills
Tina George
Lauren Kirby

Simon Elcock

Head of Dispute Resolution and expert in resolving complex and high value corporate and commercial disputes with a focus on the financial sector

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Nigel Marchant

Litigation Executive
Expert in asset and debt recovery, credit management and international recoveries; particular expertise in the residential leasehold industry

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Gemma Clark

Associate FCILEx
Specialise in debt and leasehold recovery

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Kelly Mills

Training Principal and Head of Debt & Leasehold Recovery. Specialist in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution and debt recovery

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Tina George

Head of the firm’s real estate offering and specialist in managing complex property portfolios and disputes

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Lauren Kirby

Associate FCILEx
Real Estate Dispute Resolution
Gatwick & Horsham

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Further reading

DMH Stallard reports Top Tier Rankings for another year

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Award winning south east law firm DMH Stallard has maintained all eight of its top tier rankings in the latest Legal 500 directory
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New Debt Respite Scheme provides “breathing space” to some debtors

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New Regulations require individuals with problem debt to seek advice from a dedicated adviser in order to apply for a moratorium
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Keep the cash flowing

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(Supply) chain reaction

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It’s no time to shy away from chasing debt when it’s your cashflow under pressure. Kelly Mills provides the focus.
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