Frequently Asked Questions

Debt recovery costs

Is Advocate's service really free of cost to the creditor?

Are there any upfront costs or hidden charges?

What happens if the debtor pays the invoices, but not Advocate's charges?

Instructions we accept

Do you accept consumer related instructions?

How old should the invoices be before we instruct you?

What is the minimum instruction you accept?

Do you accept aged invoices?

Do you accept disputed invoices?

What if the company is in liquidation or being dissolved?

What if the creditor or debtor are not based in the UK?

The debt recovery process

What is Advocate's success rate?

How do we instruct Advocate?

How long does the recovery process take?

What happens if the debtor claims the invoices are in dispute?

Once Advocate recovers payment, how long will it take for us to receive the funds?

What happens if the debtor does not have the money to pay the invoices?

Debt recovery litigation

Are Advocate solicitors?

Who makes the decision to issue legal proceedings?

What are the costs involved in issuing County Court Proceedings?

Does a County Court Judgment guarantee payment?

What are the costs involved in issuing a Winding up Petition?


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    £4,867.20 recovered in 3 days from a Bolton based Engineering Company on behalf of a Wolverhampton based Steel Fencing Manufacturer.

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  • March 20, 2019

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  • March 19, 2019

    £29,420 of overdue invoices collected and paid to a Bristol based Builders Merchant in the last 14 days.

  • March 18, 2019

    Insolvency proceedings result in the successful debt collection of £19,440 for a Manchester based Printing Company the day before the Winding up Petition was due to be issued in Court.

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