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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Latest Recoveries

  • September 17, 2019

    £29,092.10 recovered from a Leicester based Festival Organiser and paid to a Birmingham based Event Security Company just 3 days after we commenced action.

  • September 16, 2019

    Our client a Plymouth based Road Haulage Contractor received a free debt collection service following the recovery of £1,992.20 in 5 days from an Exeter based Food Distributor .

  • September 13, 2019

    Advocate’s business debt collection service results in £3,224.66 being recovered from a Bristol based Construction Company and paid to a Bristol based Builders Merchant 6 days followining our instruction.

  • September 11, 2019

    Our no win no fee debt collection service results in a London based Floor Screeding Company receiving payment of £28,660.24 from a Harlow based Construction Company just 4 days after we received the instruction.

  • September 10, 2019

    Advocate’s free debt collection agency secures payment of £8,110.58 in 7 days from a South West Local Authority on behalf of a Bath based Care Staffing Agency.

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