Service areas

Our Recovery and Realisation Services Team provides a range of services from process driven debt recovery through to specialist insolvency services and mortgage repossessions.

The team, which boasts an impressive and expanding client portfolio drawn from a range of industry sectors, is regularly ranked in the top tier of Legal 500, a leading independent legal services directory. Benefits of our service include:

  • A demand letter prior to court action written without cost to you.
  • A charging structure for claims that is tailored to your requirements, including the option for our charges to be calculated by reference to the interest and fixed  costs recovered from the debtor leaving you with your full debt without deduction. We are prepared to consider acting under damages based agreements (DBAs) where appropriate.
  • The facility for email instructions to a dedicated email address.
  • Judgment obtained at the earliest opportunity and enforced immediately following consultation with you, including speedy transfer of County Court Judgments to the High Court for more effective enforcement.

The Construction and Engineering Team offers recovery and realisation products tailored to meet the needs of the construction industry including services to contractors, consultants, developers and other providers across the construction sector.

The Road Transport and Shipping and Logistics teams can assist you with all the legal aspects which arise from the carriage and storage of goods, both domestically and internationally, and whether by sea, land or air. The team’s work includes commercial agreements for freight and passenger transport, logistics contracts, long term supply agreements and all disputes relating to the movement of goods including disputes under Bills of Lading and Charterparties, Contracts of Affreightment, general commercial claims, debts and liens and carriers’ liability both domestic and under the CMR.

The Restructuring and Insolvency Team at Birketts advises on all issues arising from corporate and individual distress. The client profile includes insolvency practitioners, banks, creditors and directors.

The Legal 500 Top Tier 2019