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Legal debt recovery
Tuesday 20th November 2018

Grangemouth

A one day professional meeting from IRRV Scotland

SPECIAL VALUE COURSE WITH DELEGATE FEES

STARTING AT ONLY £145 + VAT *

INCLUDES FREE PLACES SPECIAL OFFER *

Valid for IRRV CPD Points


 

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Course background

Presented by Stephen Cowan of Yuill + Kyle Solicitors, this comprehensive one day professional meeting on legal debt recovery has been organised to give local authority practitioners in-depth training, including low-cost/high-impact pre-sue options, right through to court action and bankruptcy/liquidation.

Fast-track routes will be explored and consideration given to whether authorities are using Late Payment legislation to their advantage, for example their ability to recover interest and collection costs.

The full programme includes :

Scotland - Bringing an Action

  • “7 Day demand letter”
  • Pre-sue report
  • Sheriff Court or Court of Session?
  • Simple Procedure – up to £5,000
  • Ordinary cause - > £5000
  • If defended Simple Procedure hard to pursue economically...restricted expenses
  • Ordinary Actions provide reasonable expenses recovery
     

Scotland – Claim Form

  • Statement of Claim
  • Warrant to serve
  • Service – 21 days
  • Court Timetable and Response Date
  • Undefended decree/decision
  • Defended actions
     

Scotland – Defence

  • Ordinary actions – Defences and counterclaim competent
  • Summary decree
  • Basic Simple Procedure defended actions and the role of the sheriff
     

Scotland – Enforcing the Decree

  • Charge
  • Arrestment
  • Earnings Arrestment
  • Attachment
  • Money Attachment
  • Inhibition
  • Pre-decree diligence
     

Scotland – Sequestration

  • Statutory demand or charge> £3000
  • Debt advice and information pack
  • Creditor’s Oath
  • Petition
  • Warrant for service
  • Copy to Accountant in Bankruptcy
  • Petition hearing...sequestration “shall” be awarded : can be continued
     

Scotland – Liquidation

  • Petition
  • Grounds – “company unable to pay its debts as fall due” – short form
  • Statutory demand
  • Statutory demand > £750 then 3 weeks
  • Service of charge for debt of any sum
  • Provisional Liquidator
  • Joining an existing petition
     

Seminar Leader : About Stephen Cowan

Yuill + Kyle are one of Scotland’s leading debt recovery and credit control law firms. Their senior partner, Stephen Cowan, has written extensively on Scottish legal debt recovery issues and is a regular contributor to "Credit Today” and “Credit Management”. He has written the section on Scottish litigation in Croner’s “Guide to Credit Management” and Tolley’s “Effective Credit Control and Debt Recovery Handbook”.

Stephen lectures on Scottish Debt recovery law and credit control issues on behalf of various organisations including Central Law Training and the Institute of Credit Management. He is also a tutor with the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, Glasgow Graduate School of Law.

This professional meeting represents excellent value for money, with delegate fees starting at only £145 + VAT. This includes lunch, refreshments, and training materials. The course starts at 10am (registration from 9.30am) with a finish time of around 3.30pm.

As places are limited, early booking is recommended. The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded. However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the event, subject to these being notified to the Institute.

Seminar special offer

Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for the course in this brochure (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge. Please note that, due to the demand for places, this offer applies only to the course detailed on the booking form on this brochure and applies to the lowest cost place.


Any queries?

If you have any queries, please contact

Fraser Macpherson
IRRV Manager
2A Argyle Street
Dundee
DD4 7AL
Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029
email - scotland@irrv.org.uk

How to Book

Please complete the booking form and send/fax it to the address above.   You may also e-mail bookings to scotland@irrv.org.uk.   Full joining instructions will be sent to delegates once a booking form has been received.  

As places are limited, early booking is recommended.   The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded.   However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the Seminar, subject to these being notified to the Institute. 

Please note that every 4th delegate from the same organisation comes entirely free of charge.

Please note that attendees must bring with them a laptop that can connect to public wifi.    The venue will provide complimentary wifi access.    

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Any queries?
If you have any queries, please contact

Fraser Macpherson,
IRRV Development Manager,
2A Argyle Street,
Dundee,
DD4 7AL


Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029
email -

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