Letter of claim—contractual debt claim—in compliance with the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims
Letter of claim—contractual debt claim—in compliance with the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter of claim—contractual debt claim—in compliance with the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims

[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]

FAO [Insert name of debtor]

[Name of debtor’s solicitors]

[Address line 1]

[Address line 2]

[Postcode]

[Date]

Dear [insert organisation name]

[Insert creditor’s name] AND [insert debtor’s name]

Letter of claim

[We write further to our letter dated [insert date].]

We note that, notwithstanding our requests for payment of [insert amount] from your client in respect of [insert brief details of debt], our client has yet to receive payment. In the circumstances, our client is no longer prepared to leave this matter in abeyance and requests payment of the sum[s] set out below failing which, we are instructed to commence proceedings.

This is our client’s letter of claim sent in accordance with the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims (the Protocol), a copy of which is enclosed. We draw your attention to the final section of this letter, which sets out the deadline by which your response is required and the consequences of failing to respond within that time.

We set out below details of our claim against your client and enclose copies of the key documentation which we consider to be central to that claim.

We also enclose an Information Sheet, Reply Form and