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SOMERFIELD HOUSE, 59 LONDON ROAD, MAIDSTONE, KENT, ME16 8JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01622 690691
Fax:
Fax 01622 681430
DX:
4806 MAIDSTONE-1
Email:
Web:
www.brachers.co.uk

Graham Wallis

Tel:
Work 01622 767488
Email:
Brachers

Work Department

Debt Recovery

Position

Director 

Expertise

  • Debt recovery and consumer collections
  • Project management
  • Portfolio management
  • Insolvency
  • Compliance

Career

Graham joined Brachers in 1993 as a Legal Executive, assumed a management role in 2007 and is currently Director and Head of Operations for the Collections and Recoveries team. 

During his time within the team he has handled a number of roles including dealing with defended and disputed matters, undertaking advocacy and dealing with commercial B2B collections in addition to the consumer work. Now, Graham oversees implementation, management and compliance with the ever growing information security regulatory requirements that are prevalent in law firms and the consumer regulated environment. 

Achievements, appointments and rankings

  • Top ranked in The Legal 500 for Debt Recovery.


South East: Dispute resolution

Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

Brachers, according to clients, is 'a trusted partner' for debt recovery and debt administration and fields a team that is'well established and that also provides value for money'.Its clients include SMEs and large corporations across a range of industries, especially finance, transport and logistics, and utilities. Michael Oathamheads the litigation and integrated debt recovery practice, Robert Thompson leads the collections and recoveries group and director of operations Graham Wallishandles insolvency portfolios.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

The 'approachable' practice at Brachers in Maidstone combines insolvency and corporate recovery work, advising on insolvency proceedings, corporate risk analysis, shareholders' rights and remedies, directors' duties, asset recovery and fraud investigation. Graham Wallis further provides insolvency portfolio management advice to institutional creditors. Clients come from a variety of sectors, including financial services, education, construction, utilities and transport. The 'astute and commercially minded' Michael Oatham represented KPMG as trustee in a bankruptcy, which involved a court application for the realisation of the bankrupt's interest in a property and resulted in a voluntary sale and a payment of more than £191,000 to the bankruptcy estate. Mazars, Grant Thornton, Baker Tilly and BDO also form part of the client base.

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