Articles
Judgment enforcement

Employed vs self-employed enforcement agents

There are several considerations when looking at the enforcement agents who might be best to represent you or your clients when it comes to judgment enforcement. This article will look at three of them in detail. GDPR Debtor data should

Read More

Divorce and hidden assets

There has recently been press exposure highlighting the trend for wealthy individuals to attempt to hide assets especially when it comes to divorce, assets can be hidden in various ways and these include but are not limited to the following:

Read More

The benefits of a Controlled Goods Agreement

If you are owed money, and you have instructed us to act on your behalf to recover the debt this article will outline the controlled goods agreement, what it is and how it works in your favour. Attendance of an

Read More

Taking control of goods – the one-year review from the Ministry of Justice

We read with great interest the report on the findings of the one-year review of the new enforcement regulations, having taken part in the research phase as one of the key stakeholders, as did several other High Court Enforcement Officers

Read More

HCEOA: efficient and effective enforcement

The High Court Enforcement Officers Association (HCEOA) has been aware for some time of the significant delays that can be experienced when using county court bailiffs. If a judgment is for a debt below £600 or is a debt occurring

Read More

CPR Part 85 – new guidance provided

High Court Enforcement Group asked Master Victoria McCloud to review two claims that had been brought under CPR Part 85 (Civil Procedure Rule). Master McCloud has reviewed the two claims - Riaz and Celador Radio - and produced a written

Read More

Freezing injunctions

Freezing injunctions prevent an individual selling asset. You must be sure that any assets you intend to freeze are owned by the individual in question. An application for this type of injunction should be made with some haste to protect

Read More

Order to obtain information

If you have received a judgment in your or your client’s favour, it might be worthwhile taking a deeper look at the debtor’s financial position by applying for an order to obtain information, requiring the debtor to attend court and

Read More

High Court enforcement and charging orders

When the judgment debtor’s only asset is their house, the creditor has the option of taking out a charging order on the debtor’s property to secure the judgment debt. Charging orders This will mean that, when the house is sold,

Read More

Enforcement where the debtor or creditor is deceased

Shakespeare wrote in several plays that death cancels debt, for example Stephano in the Tempest states that “He that dies pays all debts.” In the modern world, debt does survive beyond death. Debts are only discharged on death if a

Read More