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Shoosmiths LLP

THE XYZ BUILDING, 2 HARDMAN BOULEVARD, SPINNINGFIELDS, MANCHESTER, M3 3AZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 865600
Fax:
Fax 03700 86 3001
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Sean Adams

Tel:
Work 03700 865651
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Recoveries service group.

Position

Sean has extensive experience of managing recoveries, volume based, predominately associated with mortgage, consumer debt and property portfolios; Sean works with a number of mainstream lenders and his experience in collections extends to 28 years. The following areas form part of Sean’s remit within Shoosmiths: debtor tracing and asset search; pre-legal collections; litigation and enforcement. For the last 17 years Sean has been extensively involved with the recovery of consumer credit and mortgage shortfall debt portfolios – overseeing the entire collections process, from pre-legal recovery action through to litigation and enforcement. In addition Sean has significant experience in the recovery of ground rent and service charge arrears for property management companies, landlords and developers. Sean qualified as a Legal Executive in 2005, becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in the same year. Prior to joining Shoosmiths in 2009, Sean spent 12 years at HL Interactive LLP Manchester, the Halliwells LLP subsidiary, heading their recoveries operation.

Career

1986-1991: Moorcroft debt recovery, Team Leader – absconder tracing and telephone collections; 1989-1991: refuge assurance plc; 1991 – 1997: Provincial Bank plc, collections manager, assistant manager, arrears/collections; trained Haliwells; qualified 2005. 2009 to date: Shoosmiths LLP, partner (2014) and head of recoveries (Manchester).

Member

CILEX; ICM.

Education

Manchester College of Arts & Technology; Chartered Legal Executive.

Leisure

Football, keeping fit, walking and cinema.


North West: Dispute resolution

Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

Shoosmiths LLP is active across asset finance, consumer secured and unsecured lending, commercial and corporate secured and unsecured lending, invoice finance, mortgage shortfall, and B2B trade debt and also handles the recovery of service charge and ground rent arrears; the team is the sole provider of ground rent recoveries for Peel Holdings. It acts for major lenders, debt purchasers and other business creditors and the team operates closely with its national network of offices. Sean Adams heads the recoveries team, which includes senior associate Georgina Kenny.

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