Her experience includes acting for financial institutions, companies and individuals with some focus on contract disputes, banking and professional negligence. She has also been involved with substantial arbitrations, adjudications as well as High Court, County Court and insolvency matters.
Ailsa aims to provide highly practical advice, focussing on the client’s needs and objectives to help resolve disputes in a cost effective manner, catering for both disputed and undisputed claims.
Ailsa qualified into the Dispute Resolution department of international Law Firm, Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons), where she remained for fifteen years. During this time she was a Senior Associate and her role included heading a Debt Recovery team specialising in volume recovery work, mainly arising out of commercial lending transactions.
Her experience includes acting for financial institutions, companies and individuals with focus on contractual disputes, banking and some construction matters.
Debt Recovery (Business) Debt Recovery (Personal)
Ailsa has particular expertise in the following areas:
- Business debt collection
- Commercial dispute resolution
- Corporate insolvency
- Personal dispute resolution
- Personal insolvency
- Letter Before Action
- Unpaid commercial invoices
- Unpaid debts
- Tenant arrears
- Former/missing tenant arrears
- Track and tracing services
- High Court enforcement referrals
- Attachment of Earnings Orders
- Charging Orders
- Employment Status Reports.
Ailsa completed her Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice and was admitted as a Solicitor in 1997 whilst employed by Denton Wilde Sapte. Having taken a career break to raise a family of three children, Ailsa relocated from Buckinghamshire to Kent in 2012 where she has settled in Ashford. Her interests include travelling and the family’s significant number of pets.
Listen to Ailsa talk about late payment on BBC Radio 4 Money Box here