Raworths LLP
Debt Recovery and Insolvency Debt Recovery and Insolvency

Debt Recovery and Insolvency


We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.


Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

Matthew Hill

Head of Dispute Resolution

Jonathan Mortimer

Consultant Partner

Ervin Shakaj

Trainee Chartered Legal Executive

We aim to provide a bespoke debt recovery service to suit all clients’ requirements.

We provide tailored advice at each stage of the litigation process for commercial and individual clients. This maximises the chances of recovering the debt and ensures the best outcome possible is achieved. Different tactics and approaches are adopted depending on the client’s particular circumstances.

Our specialisations include:

  • Letters Before Action
  • Issuing of Court proceedings
  • Enforcement of Judgments through the County Court Bailiff and the High Court Enforcement Officers
  • Defended claims
  • Issue of Statutory Demands
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Winding-up proceedings
  • Third Party Debt Orders
  • Charging Orders against property
  • Applications for sale of charged properties
  • Residential and Commercial property rent / service charge
  • Company and individual status reports.

We are invariably able to provide a fixed-fee service so you always know what your costs are at each stage of the process.

Our lawyers have experience of pursuing debts both locally in Yorkshire, throughout the UK and internationally.

If you would like any further information please contact our litigation lawyers Jonathan Mortimer, Matthew Hill and Ervin Shakaj.