Know who you are!

If you are seeking payment from a debtor, not only is it important that you correctly identify the debtor (the entity that you need to pursue and potentially take legal action against), but also correctly identify yourself! For example, there have been instances whereby we have acted for a company who is part of a (...)

Court Hearing fees – important changes!

When pursuing a claim before the Courts in England and Wales, a Claimant will be required to pay a Court hearing fee shortly before the final Trial hearing (the fee is on a sliding scale and can be up to £1,090). Prior to 6 March 2017, if a claim settles this hearing fee can be (...)

Keith Jones Partnership wins Collections and Customer Service Award!

We were delighted to have been short listed as finalists in 2 categories, “Best Customer Service” and “Best Legal/Judicial Services Provider” in the Collections and Customer Service Awards 2016.  The Collections and Customer Service Awards hosted by Credit Strategy is to recognise the outstanding achievements of those within the credit and collections industry.  To be (...)

KJP are finalists in the Collections and Customer Service Awards 2016!

We are extremely delighted to have been short listed in two categories “Best Customer Service” and “Best Legal /Judicial Services Provider”. It is wonderful that our team have received this recognition for their hard work. The Collections and Customer Service Awards returns for its tenth year on 24 November 2016 to recognise the outstanding achievements (...)

The Keith Jones Partnership are in Legal 500 once again!

The Legal 500 is a definitive guide, published annually, listing the top law firms and lawyers across the UK and we are very pleased to announce that we are included in the 2016 edition. Inclusion is limited to the very top law firms who come most highly recommended and so we are delighted to be (...)

Charging Order applications – recent changes

Once you obtain a County Court Judgment against a debtor and they still fail to pay, you can then proceed with enforcement action to effecitively secure or force payment out of them. One enforcement option is to apply for a charging order.  This form of enforcement secures the judgment debt against land/property owned by your (...)

Bankruptcy threshold is raised to £5,000

The government has significantly increased the threshold for creditors petitioning individual debtors from £750 to £5,000 which came into effect on 1 October 2015 i.e. the debt now has to be at least £5,000 before you can issue a bankruptcy petition. Many welcome the move as a means of preventing ruthless creditors from bankrupting people (...)

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