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Debt Collection

New Creditor Services team improving litigation collections

By CreditMan Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Armstrong Watson is delighted to announce an additional service line within its Corporate Recovery and Restructuring department.

Following the recruitment of a skilled Creditor Services team the firm is now able to offer services to clients, contacts, litigants and claimants in:

  • Reviewing all of the options where debtors refuse to pay following standard debt collection procedures
  • Assessing the costs and benefits of various recovery strategies
  • Recommending the strategy which optimises our clients objectives
  • And, where necessary, liaising with solicitors to enable the implementation of agreed strategies

The service is available nationally, with projects already ongoing in the South East and London in addition to across Armstrong Watson’s office network in the North of England and Southern Scotland.

New appointee David Hush will be heading up the new service line.

David comes to Armstrong Watson with over 15 years’ experience within the corporate recovery and insolvency marketplaces. He has previously had senior roles in the Creditor Services teams of two Top 10 firms of UK chartered accountants.

David comments:

‘The new service has huge potential to really add value to a debt recovery processes, providing a deeper level of support for litigants and claimants. I am delighted to be heading up this new national service line and I feel that due to my experience I’m able to ensure that clients will really feel the difference this new service will be able to provide for them.

By joining the team I have been able to ensure that I am working with individuals who hold the same ethos as myself; that they are honest, approachable and always offer best advice.’

Mark Ranson, Restructuring partner comments:

‘We are delighted to have such a well-known figure in the marketplace join us, strengthening the range of services we offer across the UK and adding extra value to litigants and claimants.

The new service will help minimise recovery costs by targeting the right debtors and advise the most appropriate recovery action to take to maximise returns.

The additional service line reflects the firm’s strategy of growing its capabilities in the restructuring, corporate recovery and insolvency markets, and enabling the delivery of those services across the UK.’