Our Letters Before Action start from £10.00 plus vat.


About Us

Trust the Experts in Business Debt Recovery

Lane & Co is the UKs longest established specialist Commercial Debt Recovery firm, formed in 1978.

Transparent Pricing and Fixed Legal Costs

We operate a completely transparent pricing structure. There are no hidden costs and we don’t charge commission. There are no set up charges or retainer fees.

No surprises.

Big enough to cope. Small enough to care

We’re proud to support a wide range of businesses, from SMEs through to stock exchange quoted companies, by helping them recover debts efficiently. We’ve worked with manufacturing companies, professional services, hire specialists and distribution companies, to name but a few.

100% Focus on Commercial Debt Recovery

We understand the day-to-day challenges faced when running a business. At the heart of every business lies positive cash-flow. When you get paid on-time everything works as it should, but business can become more challenging when outstanding payments and money owed to you starts to mount up.

That’s why we focus 100% on helping companies recover outstanding debts.

What We Do

Our comprehensive range of specialist Commercial Debt Recovery services are tailored to ensure a quick resolution, with minimum fuss, for businesses operating anywhere in the UK.

It is important to remember that your chances of recovering your debt diminishes with time so prompt action yields the best results.

Specialist Business Debt Recovery services include:

Letter Before Action

The first step of the process in recovering Commercial Debts is the Letter Before Action, which very often prompts payment. Read more

Claiming Late Payment Charges

The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 was introduced for the purpose of compensating Creditors for the late payment of Commercial Debts. Read more

Issue of Court Process

Issuing a Claim against one of your customers is usually a last resort, after you have exhausted your credit control procedures and sent a Letter before Action. Read more


There are a number of different ways to ‘enforce’ the Judgment once obtained, and our team will discuss with you which is the most appropriate means of Enforcement. Read more

Litigation Services

Our Commercial Litigation Solicitors in the Litigation Department boasts a wealth of experience in Contested Commercial Debt Recovery cases and those matters of a more technical nature. Read More

Disputed Claims

If your Debtor disputes the Claim or serves a Defence our experienced Litigation Team will review your case, assess the Defence and advise you on the merits and cost effectiveness of proceeding further. Read More

Advice & Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution is a generic description for the process of resolving a conflict or dispute informally and confidentially without the need to go to Court, it includes Mediation, Arbitration and Adjudication. Read more

Terms & Conditions Consultation

Good ‘Terms and Conditions’ set out the contractual requirements or obligations which your customer must agree to when using your service. Having your Ts & Cs accepted prior to commencing business with a customer can help you avoid problems at a later stage. Read more

Overseas Collections

The pursuit of Overseas Debts can be both expensive and slow due to the challenges that can arise when dealing with cross-border jurisdiction, what can Lane & Co do to help? Read more

Enjoy a personal service delivered by experts who have been helping companies just like yours since 1978.

We can help you too.

Latest Testimonial/Case Study

Alternative Debt Dispute Resolution Case Study

This case study shows how alternative debt dispute resolution techniques bought the debtor to the table, leading to a successful outcome for our client who was owed £67,000, without the time and expense of Court proceedings....

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