ISME Member awarded Litigation Specialist of 2013
Hugh J. Ward & Co Solicitors & Credit Management Outsource Solutions (CMOS) Limited is delighted to announce that our Chief Operations Officer, Kevin McLaughlin has been awarded Litigation Specialist of the Year 2013 by the Irish Institute of Credit Management at the Annual IICM Credit Awards held at the Conrad Hotel on 22nd November 2013. Hugh Ward commented, “This reflects Kevins knowledge, expertise and contribution to the legal aspects of our full end to end credit management services and I wish to congratulate Kevin on behalf of all our 51 staff members and clients.”
Kevin McLaughlin, Chief Operations Officer of Hugh J Ward & Co Solicitors and Credit Management Outsource Solutions (CMOS) Limited said, “I am absolutely delighted to have been recognised by the Irish Institute of Credit Management in this way. We see winning this award as a reflection of our commitment to provide our clients with exemplary service as well as balancing the needs of their debtors in a fair and balanced way.”
Together we provide 51 in-house staff plus 35 field agents that operate in all counties along with a nationwide network of local legal firms. Clients have a one stop shop for credit management services from order/invoice/loan to cash, debt resolution, asset management and credit management legal services. We have been in the credit management business for over 25 years. Our clients include all the main banks, credit unions and financial institutions, Central and Local State bodies, Utilities, Telecommunications, Energy and many blue chip PLCs and SMEs.
Our particular expertise includes: Methods of Enforcement of Judgments; Personal Insolvency Act 2012 process and procedures; Insolvency Service of Ireland’s Guidelines on Reasonable Living Expenses; Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears (new code); Multi debt and Multi Creditor asset management; Rent Receivers; Consumer Protection Code; The Dunne Decision and related Court decisions; Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2013; Central Bank’s MART and MARP; and Courts Bill 2013 and corporate insolvency.
We are flexible in our approach and provide a service that is tailored to your needs. We examine and process each debt on a case-by-case basis as our credit management system is computerised so that each step of the process is streamlined, efficient and cost effective. It allows for detailed reporting, Data Analytics and predictive analysis and insight. We have invested much time and resources in the development of the system so that it has the flexibility to deal with a high volume of cases. The full potential and strength of the system is achieved through the management of the system by our experienced and dedicated people. Our services include credit documentation reviews, credit consulting, pre legal and legal services, summary and complex commercial litigation, repossessions, payment plan creation and monitoring, rent receivers, debt purchase and detailed reporting metrics including analysis of reasons for nonpayment.