Professional Legal Collections

Professional Legal Collections has over 20 years’ experience finding debtors and collecting revenue for our clients. We understand that as a business, any interruption to cash flow can have a major impact.  Dealing with unpaid bills and invoices can be stressful and time-consuming but we are here to help.  Our team works with you to offer advice, help you make an informed decision about pursuing the debt and help you get the money you are owed. Professional Legal Collections successfully recovers over £750,000.00 of debt every year and has a success rate of over 75%.

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UK Debt Recovery

As a small business, any interruption to your cash flow could have a major impact. Dealing with unpaid invoices and bills can be incredibly stressful and time-consuming. Professional Legal Collections works with you to take positive action and help you get back your money. Our team successfully recovers debt in excess of £750,000 every year.

International Debt Recovery

We regularly handle international debt recovery cases. Our team tracks debtors down around the world, across Europe, the US, South Africa, Asia – and beyond. Most countries have a reciprocal agreement to recognise judgments from different countries. We liaise with partner agencies to enforce the judgment and recover your debt.


There are a variety of different ways you can ‘enforce’ a judgment and recover your money. We will advise you on the most appropriate action, depending on the amount of debt and the circumstances of the debtor. Once you have decided how to proceed, we will manage the process on your behalf, making sure you get your money back as quickly as possible.


To start the recovery process you need to know where the debtor is. As part of our debt recovery package, we offer a tracing service. This is particularly useful for landlords if a tenant has absconded. We track and trace people across the UK and all over the world, achieving a 90% success rate.

Instruct Us

PLC Debt has over 20 years’ experience finding debtors and collecting revenue for our clients. When you come to us with a problem, we will help you understand all the options and offer commercial advice so you can make an informed decision about pursuing the debt.

Have we contacted you?

We know that being in debt can be both a daunting and testing time and that some people can end up in debt because of circumstance, rather than through a situation of their own making. Our experts want to resolve your financial situation and get the debt cleared efficiently and without increasing costs

Advice you can trust

PLC Debt has over 20 years’ experience finding debtors and collecting revenue for our clients. When you come to us with a problem, we will help you understand all the options and offer commercial advice so you can make an informed decision about pursuing the debt.

Fair and fixed fees

Our fees are some of the most cost-effective around and work on a percentage basis.  Initially a base fee of 10% of the debt is charged (please note, there is a minimum fee of £50 and a maximum fee of £5,000) followed by a percentage recovery fee payable once we have recovered the debt.  Where a matter is contested it will be necessary for additional work to be undertaken at our standard hourly rates.  You will also be responsible for any disbursements incurred including court fees and searches.

Our percentage recovery fees are as follows:

  • Debts up to £5,000.00 – 10% plus VAT
  • Debts up to £15,000.00 – 8% plus VAT
  • Debts up to £50,000.00 – 5% plus VAT
  • Debts up to £1,000,000.00 – 3% plus VAT
  • Debts over £1,000,000.00 – 1% plus VAT

In the event we are unable to recover the debt there will be no recovery fee payable.

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Excellent service from Emma and the team a PLC spent time discussing the best course of action and kept me updated resulting in the desired outcome

Thanks for your help

Simon Crockford

The team at PLC have been first class. They recovered the debt owed to us, and took all the stress and time drain away from us. Their knowledge and calmness was excellent, and an absolute pleasure to deal with. I could not recommend them more highly.


PLC Debt were superb in dealing with the case we had with a client. Their service was excellent and professional. We would gladly recommend them to colleagues, friends and family.

Akin Tikare

Knowledgeable and incredibly helpful. Would 100% recommend

Iona Lee

Really can’t praise these guys enough. They are knowledgeable, professional and extremely diligent. I wouldn’t go anywhere else for my debt collection services!

Natalie Thompson

Helpful and excellent communication. Recovered the unpaid invoice in good time as promised

Alec Lindsay

Vanessa and Martin provided me with a first class service. At no point did anything seem to much of an issue in fact they were very transparent about what they could do for me. If you ever find yourself in the position of a client not paying for the services I would recommend you contact Professional Legal Collections. They did an excellent job of recovering all the money owed to me.

Trevel Henry

Truly exceptional perseverance from Martin and the recovery & enforcement teams. An extremely tricky case: through Covid-19, through multiple times address changes and chasing through the legal system we finally recovered our funds. WOW I didn’t think it was even possible from the beginning! Thanks again.


An outstanding business run by outstanding professionals.
Martin who leads the team, does so by example and the systems and procedures in the business ensure a seamless process for clients.
Thank you for your help

Pete O’Keeffe

Great company and always on hand to give excellent and unbiased advice. Friendly, efficient and knowledgable. Really glad I found this company and would not hesitate to recommend them to others.

Debi Clark

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Contracts are vitally important for any business.  Getting these wrong could have catastrophic consequences.  Luckily for you our team of experts are on hand to assist.


Legal matters can be expensive and time consuming for any business.  Our expert team are on hand to advise you without the need for legal jargon and headache.  With years of experience dealing with both civil and commercial litigation you can be confident that your matter is in safe hands.


Compliance is a big part of running any business – it ensures that an organisation follows all relevant laws, regulations, business rules and ethical codes. To find out whether your business is legally compliant, contact our team now.

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