Debbie Beet
      • Debbie Beet
      • Head of Debt Recovery (HCB Solicitors Ltd)
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    Debbie Beet

    Head of Debt Recovery (HCB Solicitors Ltd)

    Area of Expertise - Debt Recovery

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Member, Institute of Legal Executives
    • Member, Institute of Credit Management
    • Credit Management Diploma – Distinction

    Joined HCB

    • June 2013


    Debbie manages and supervises the firm’s external Debt Recovery Department. Debbie is a recognised leader in the field of debt recovery with a proven track record and impressive success rate on recoveries offering clients an efficient and effective “value for money” service

    Client base:

    • Representing education sector clients pursuing student debtors at home and overseas
    • Working with insolvency practitioners in handling volume instructions for the recovery of book debts
    • Acting for energy suppliers in the recovery of unpaid electricity and gas accounts
    • Acting for administrative receivers and liquidators of an insolvent electricity supply in high value, multiple site, recovery proceedings
    • Representing international recruitment consultants
    • Working for health sector clients in the recovery of private medical fees and salary overpayments
    • Acting for a major UK catalogue distributor
    • In addition Debbie acts for a wide variety of businesses


    • Credit control and cash flow support and advice to clients before embarking on litigation
    • Assessing and advising on the most efficient and cost effective resolution of a claim
    • Handling volume claims for Insolvency Practitioners, education, health and energy sectors
    • Small claims, fast track and multi track cases in the County Court and High Court
    • Corporate support
    • Considerable experience in prosecuting and defending a broad range of commercial claims in the High Court and County Court
    • Expertise in advising upon aspects of corporate and personal insolvency
    • Debbie has successfully implemented and developed two debt recovery software packages, which has resulted in a flexible computerised system to facilitate  process of bulk claims and instructions on the day of receipt, and to provide a flexible reporting service at competitive rates, linked to recoveries
    • Recruitment and training Debt Recovery staff in handling both the software package to enable  the Team to process bulk instructions on the day of receipt
    • Through the software package Debbie is able to design reports to suit a clients individual requirements which fits in with their work practices
    • Maintaining regular contact with clients through the flexible reporting service and regular client care visits to ensure client satisfaction
    • Management of  ISO related issues including the regulation of recognised procedures involving both internal inspection of files and inspection by external assessors
    • Acting for the Receivers of an energy company and for the purchaser of its customer contracts in the recovery of a large debtor portfolio
    • In addition to taking a ‘hands on’ approach to collections Debbie supervises the collection team  and is responsible for staff recruitment and training concerning her specialist subject of recoveries
    • Debbie’s experience range encompasses volume debt recovery, contentious litigation, insolvency, telephone collection techniques and an extensive working knowledge of systems in support of client requirements including regular client care meetings, tailoring reports to suit the clients requirement and work practices

    Employment History

    • HCB Solicitors - June 2013 > Present
    • SGH Martineau since 1978; Associate August 2003; Senior Associate July 2006
    • Formerly with Hammonds


    • She is phenomenally experienced and she can cut through a complex case like a knife through butter...she turned my debts into cash!