Legal Debt Services

Atradius Legal Collection services helps you take action against your debtor, wherever they are in the world. .

We provide professional advice, expected outcomes and access to a global network of lawyers.

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Global Legal Collection support for your business

Our Legal Collections team focuses on supporting you in overcoming the challenges of taking legal steps against your debtors. This is likely to be the best route forward once you have exhausted all collections efforts with limited success. Reasons for non-payment can be influenced by a variety of factors, it could be anything from a simple dispute where there is a language barrier or you may have no knowledge of the local payment culture or jurisdictional laws, legal intervention often helps to expose the core of the problem.

Atradius Collections legal department work with a global network of best in class law firms, we enable you to initiate legal activities in 96% of the world’s countries.

Our legal team provides you with professional advice on the feasibility of your legal action and offers insight into the expected outcome, through our international network we are able to deliver an effective solution and help manage communication globally. Atradius Collections legal team has detailed local expertise and a wide range of knowledge in connection with business cultures, local laws and regulations.

Our Legal Collection services activities include:

  • Advice on possible legal action and the expected outcome
  • Access to expertise and knowledge through our international network of lawyers
  • Legal collection activities (bailiff, court action and enforcement measures)
  • Accompanying you throughout the legal proceedings
  • Cost effective action due to preferential rates pre-negotiated with legal practices

Learn more about legal proceedings in 44 countries of the world with the Debt Collections Handbook

We publish the International Debt Collections Handbook to provide you with additional support in understanding the more complex aspects of legal collection cases. The Handbook contains an overview of both amicable and legal procedures for 44 countries and is available on request. Download your copy.  


Debt collection handbook