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Your company relies on cash-flow, and in these uncertain times, having a bad debt can make the difference between success and failure of your business. Each year over 10,000 business fail due to cash flow alone, and even larger companies can be put under pressure by bad debts.


You may well have an existing credit control service, or have a solicitor who you use for such situations, but ask yourself this, are you throwing money at bad debts? Why should you have to pay to recover money which is owed to you? Why should you share the outstanding debt with debt collectors?

Stripes Solicitors offer a service to businesses in the UK, giving you a unique chance to recover your debts without spending vast sums to do so. Our service is unique, and results driven.

Our department has over 30 years experience of commercial debt recovery, claiming back debt on behalf of our clients. Stripes solicitors are a Legal 500 company, showing that we are amongst the most experienced firms in the UK, recognised by our peers as the elite.

Our team have recovered debts for the largest of FTSE listed companies, through to owner managed or sole trader. No debt is too large to collect, no company too small to get one to one treatment.

Our Approach

Send us details of your debtors and we will reply within 48 hours, giving you our recommendation of the best route to take. We will suggest either High Court or County Court, Money Claim or Insolvency jurisdiction, Fixed Fee or Fee Free, depending on our assessment of the case. The risk assessment is completely FREE.

Once you instruct us to proceed, we will tenaciously pursue your claim, keeping you updated at every step, and will get you paid as soon as possible. We are aware of the need to be balanced in our approach to preserve customer relationships, but balanced with the need to get your debt paid quickly. We can tailor our approach to suit your needs, while advising you on the impact this will have on collections.

Defended Actions

We are supported by a market leading Commercial Litigation department. To whom we refer all defended matters. For more information on this department click here.

Latest News

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Supreme Court rules in Mills v Mills: Enough is enough?

The Supreme Court has ruled that a divorced husband should not have to increase payments to his ex-wife after she mismanaged her finances following their separation. The couple divorced in 2002 after a 15-year marriage, the wife received £230,000 in settlement of her capital claims against her husband and it was agreed that he would […]

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What Clients Say

Stripes are technically astute and are often several steps ahead of the opposition and able to advise us as to what the opposition will do next.

Andrew Stripe rolls up his sleeves and gets involved with all cases we place with Stripes whether litigated or undisputed even though many cases may be conducted by other fee earners in his team.

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