Debt Recovery

Outstanding debts negatively impact cash flow and impede profitability. Pitmans debt recovery team work seamlessly alongside our clients to improve your recoveries pre-litigation and support unavoidable disputes.

From negotiations to court proceedings, we work on a clear, fixed-fee, same day basis, to provide the results driven services you need to accelerate cash collection:

  • Chasing of debts and pre-action negotiations
  • Letters of demand and telephone follow up
  • Issue and service of court proceedings
  • Obtaining and enforcement of Judgments
  • Statutory demands followed by bankruptcy or winding up petitions
  • Tracing and asset recovery


We work with a range of international and national clients including listed companies, partnerships, public sector organisations, insolvency practitioners, factoring companies and individuals including:

  • Avnet
  • Grant Thornton UK LLP
  • IHS Global
  • South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council
  • The Credit Protection Association Plc
  • Workman LLP

Case studies

Year on year, month on month, the amount of debt we recover for our clients is on the up. In July 2017 alone for example we were referred circa £1.5m of debt to collect – an increase of 26% on 2016.

The procedural nature of debt recovery means our work is similar in structure. Instead of case studies, our downloads demonstrate the successful processes we undertake for our clients on a regular basis.


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Suzanne Brooker

Suzanne Brooker

Head of Restructuring and Recovery, Debt Recovery

D +44 (0)118 957 0516
M +44 (0)770 289 4063

Added value

To maximise value for our clients, we offer a number of complementary services, including:

  • An automated online case management platform for volume debt recovery with direct client access
  • Attendance at regular progress meetings
  • Training for internal credit control teams

“I cannot recommend Pitmans Debt Recovery team highly enough. Donna acts in a highly professional manner, responds immediately and moreover has always been successful in securing outstanding debts with incredible speed.”

Eileen Davies, GML Architects

“Natalie is very personable and has done a great job of building Avnet’s working relationship with Pitmans, maintaining an excellent dialogue at all times. They provide a full and accomplished legal recovery service, not just for standard debt recovery but also in relation to more complex dispute management cases. Pitmans provides an excellent value for money service that gives us confidence and results on a regular basis.”

Darren Brayfield, Collections Manager, Avnet Technology Solutions

“I have used Pitmans for many years and have always found them very helpful and professional in all aspects of debt collection. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and willing to give advice at any time.”

Caron Godley, Winterton Bros

“You’re the fourth pillar of our business.”

Hammad Rehman, Infinitium Global Limited

“IHS Global Ltd has had a working relationship with Pitmans for the last 8 years and during this time the service has been exemplary. We find that in most cases recovery has been successful and efficient. On the rare occasions when a dispute is raised we find the advice given valid. I would have no hesitation to recommend Pitmans for debt recovery.”

Lynne Harris, IHS Global Limited

“It’s amazing what one of your letters does!”

Director, Bouchier Fencing

“Pitmans Law are excellent at recovering debt in a timely and extremely cost efficient way. I strongly recommend them.”

Chartered accountant