Recovery of judgment debt 3 years after judgment.
Sterling Legal brought a claim against a company and its director (under a director’s guarantee) but was unable to enforce as the defendant left the UK. 3 years later, having returned to the UK, the debtor found that he could not obtain financing for a new business or even obtain a credit card due to […]
Warning to SMEs chasing late payments
SMEs will be disadvantaged in chasing late payments from big business customers the Bar Council has warned. Wealthy individuals and big business will have the upper hand in court proceedings if further increases in court fees get the go ahead under plans announced by the Ministry of Justice, the Bar Council has warned. The Bar Council, […]
Claim against an Irish retailer for 20,000 EUR.
Claim against an Irish retailer for 20,000 EUR. Sterling was instructed by a wholesaler in the UK to recover 20,000 EUR from an Irish retailer that refused to pay without any grounds. Sterling submitted an application for a European Order for Payment to the English court, obtained the order and served it on the debtor […]
Adjudication win under the Construction Act
Waste haulage claim for £1million. Sterling was instructed by a sub-contractor to recover £1 million from a leading, nationwide contractor. Following unsuccessful negotiations, Sterling commenced and won an adjudication under the Construction Act, obtaining costs and settling with the contractor for a substantial sum.