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Vol 23 No 6 June/July 2018

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Gatenby's Recovery of Money 8th ed

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ISBN13: 9780851219929
ISBN: 0851219926
Published: March 1995
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

A full and comprehensive guide to the law, practice and procedure involved in the recovery of money. Extensively updated, this edition covers every aspect of debt collection, from correctly briefing clients on the basis of recovery right through to enforcement methods.

The text explains fully the effect on county court work and the transfer between county court and High Court following changes introduced by the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990. The international coverage has also been expanded to include the Contracts (Applicable Law) Act 1990 and the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act. Developments on Mareva injunctions, insolvency and receivership are also considered.

Included are many precedents and specimen letters providing the practitioner with invaluable practical advice on time-saving methods and procedures. This is the book to show the practitioner the realities of debt collection.

John Gatenby stresses the importance of client education and deals with dispelling myths such as 'All debtors eventually pay up'.

  • Fully updated with all the changes in court procedure *
  • Deals with the realities of debt recovery, dispelling myths along the way
  • Precedents and specimen letters make this a highly practical guide
  • Fully illustrated by case examples throughout

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General Observations/Contract Formation and Terms/Taking Instructions Letter Before Action/Interim Preservation of Assets/Matters Common to All Proceedings/High Court Procedure/County Court Procedure/Claims/Interest and Costs The Strategy of Enforcement/Execution Against Goods/Garnishee Proceedings Charging Orders/Attachment of Earnings/Other Relevant Methods of Enforcement Insolvency and Receivership/Administration Orders/Foreign Element Cases within the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 Cases outside the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 Office Systems and Computer Support/Appendices