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Debt Recovery Lawyers in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford.

With leading debt recovery resolution lawyers in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford, Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers have extensive experience and industry knowledge in the management of debt recovery matters. We adopt a strategic and commercial approach that aligns with the desired outcomes of our clients.

Why Choose Us in Ballarat and Central Highlands?

By engaging with leading debt recovery lawyers at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, this places you in the best position to ensure that you are well looked after and cared for by lawyers that also appreciate reputational, commercial and risk management.

We have developed a strong reputation in being able to work with a wide variety of clients in Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine, Daylesford, and the broader Central Highlands region. We understand that debt recovery requires lawyers that adopt a pragmatic and practical approach.

Whether you are commencing or defending a debt recovery proceeding, our team of debt recovery lawyers deliver practical advice and strategies focused on realistic and commercial outcomes.

When you choose Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, we ensure:

We believe in delivering real expertise in debt recovery to create positive experiences for our clients. That’s why, we ensure that our debt recovery lawyers are experts in their field and have proven experience in their industry.

Your debt recovery experience matters to us, and we believe that you should have reliable, accessible and transparent debt recovery services.

That’s why, as a leading regional law firm in Ballarat and Central Highlands, our debt recovery team are fully supported by our team of lawyers and support staff so that you can have access to high quality debt recovery services.

At Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, we operate and maintain a trust account that is regularly reviewed and audited so that you can have a peace of mind when you transfer your money with us, it is protected and secure.

We understand that you want to feel financially comfortable knowing that you are supported by the right people with the right resources.

That’s why we ensure that our trust accounts are properly audited and reviewed. Our debt recovery lawyers across Ballarat, Beaufort, Daylesford & Castlemaine are also assisted by a team of support staff.

We make accessing our debt recovery services easy, transparent and reliable, so that your experience with us feels complete and assured.

That’s why when you engage with Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers as your chosen debt recovery lawyers, we are committed to providing you accessibility. We have physical offices fully staffed with support teams situated across Central Highlands: Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford. Our head office is situated in Ballarat.

When engaging us, you can also connect with us online, by telephone, or by email. We are committed to ensuring high quality customer service so that your debt recovery experience with us is seamless.

At Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, our debt recovery lawyers are there to ensure that their technical capabilities and strategies align with clients’ desired outcomes.

With experience and industry knowledge, our lawyers are able to navigate complex debt recovery issues in the court system. Our lawyers work closely with clients to understand their circumstances and develop strategies that align with their needs.

Furthermore, our debt recovery lawyers understand that legal disputes should not be viewed in a vacuum, and that litigation should be approached with commercial soundness and practicality.

Guided by expertise and experience in debt recovery across Ballarat, Beaufort, Castlemaine & Daylesford, we are a valuable asset and resource to the start of your journey because of our ability to develop recovery strategies on the management of debt proceedings from its initial stages to trial.

“We ensure that the quality of our debt recovery work at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers is excellent and reliable to deliver practical and commercial outcomes.”

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What is a Debt Recovery Lawyer?

Debt recovery lawyers are lawyers with technical and procedure expertise in the management of debt recovery. Generally, debt recovery lawyers are experienced in court processes, and understand that debt recovery strategies should adopt a client-focused and commercial approach.

The legal services in debt recovery may involve:

  • Letters of Demand
  • Preparation of Statutory Demands
  • Application to Set Aside Statutory Demands
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Negotiations and Mediation
  • Substituted Service Applications
  • Bankruptcy
  • Winding Up of Companies
  • Registration of Caveats
  • Warrants of Possession
  • Sale of Property
  • Commencement of Legal Proceedings
  • Summons for Oral Examination
  • Liquidation and Receiverships
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Attachment of Debt and Earnings
  • Instalment Orders
  • Legal Advice and Review

These experiences provide debt recovery lawyers with broad exposures to assist clients with navigating all aspects of debt recovery.

From contractors, business owners, small to medium enterprises, professional service firms, liquidators, investors, and major corporations, our clients have received expert guidance from debt recovery lawyers at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers. When dealing with debt recovery, there are practical legal issues that should be addressed from a commercial perspective.

Our team of debt recovery lawyers at Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers provide clients with practical and reliable recovery and enforcement strategies.”

What Practice Areas are in Debt Recovery?

Practice areas within debt recovery relate to an understanding of the wide range of situations that business and companies may face when unable to meet their debts when due and payable. With relevant expertise and experience, debt recovery lawyers are able to advise on all legal aspects in debt recovery ranging from private individuals, entities, municipalities, and major corporations.

At Nevett Wilkinson Frawley Lawyers, our debt recovery lawyers can assist you in all aspects in your recovery process:

  • Commencement of Legal Proceedings
  • Letters of Demand
  • Preparation of Statutory Demands
  • Preparation of Bankruptcy Notices
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Winding Up of Companies
  • Negotiations and Mediation
  • Due Diligence
  • Debt Recovery Management and Strategies
  • Summons for Examination
  • Garnishee Orders
  • Contract Review and Advice
  • Seizure and Sale of Property
  • Attachment of Earnings
  • Warrants
  • Statement of Claims
  • Setting Aside Statutory Demands
  • Setting Aside Bankruptcy Notices

Frequently Asked Questions.

Alternative Dispute Resolution is a term that encompasses alternatives dispute resolution processes other than litigation. The processes involved in Alternative Dispute Resolution may include binding or non-binding models. Examples of Alternative Dispute Resolution processes include Negotiation, Mediation, Early Neutral Evaluation, and Expert Determination.

Alternative Dispute Resolution processes are generally intended to be non-confrontational, and to provide parties with greater control in how the outcome of a dispute should be resolved.

Depending on the legal dispute, the desired outcomes between parties, and whether parties adopt alternative dispute resolution processes, litigation may take at least 12 – 24 months, or longer, to resolve at trial.

This duration may depend on the logistics and preparation involved such as the complexity of the legal dispute, the resources available at the court for a trial to be heard, and the range of evidence that may be required.

Civil litigation may involve disputes between parties, that do not involve criminal proceedings and is a non-criminal related dispute. Whereas commercial litigation generally involves dispute between businesses or companies.

In Victoria, there are a number of courts that operate in a tier-based system. Depending on the complexity of the legal dispute, and the monetary sum claimed, these factors will determine the most appropriate court for your legal dispute. The state-based courts in Victoria involve Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria, and the Supreme Court of Victoria.

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Our Debt Recovery Team.


Ben Franklin

Managing Partner

Ben Green

Special Counsel

Andrew Black

Associate

Samantha Mitchell

Law Graduate

Are you looking for a debt recovery lawyer? Call us on (03) 5331 1244 to get in touch and arrange an appointment with a member of our debt recovery team.

You can also connect with us by filling out your details and telling us about your information below:

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