Coltman Warner Cranston LLP specialises in debt recovery services, acting for clients across a range of sectors, including Blue Chip companies and SME's.

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We are a dedicated legal practice based in Coventry, experts in commercial debt recovery, pre-legal issues, credit management, enforcement proceedings and defended debt collection.

Coltman Warner Cranston LLP differ from most firms as we only specialise in dealing with debt recovery and insolvency actions for commercial clients. Our clients are very diverse and range from Blue Chip companies to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Our dedicated practice is an offshoot of the debt recovery department of US giant Reed Smith. Based in Coventry, the group deals with matters ranging from pre-legal issues through to the High Court. Our team also advise on credit management, enforcement proceedings and defended debt collection. Clients range from SMEs to large corporations such as Denmans and MPS Builders Merchants.

Larry Coltman leads the practice, contributing expertise in commercial litigation and insolvency matters. The firm has "a good solid reputation".

Our legal services include:

  1. Dispute resolution & debt settlement services - help to identify the core of the disagreement and devise a strategy to resolve it. Fortunately most disputes can be settled without litigation but through a process of negotiation and mediation.
  2. Commercial debt collection services - for when dispute negotiation has not succeeded and all attempts at settlement have been exhausted we collect outstanding debts through a business debt recovery service that is simple, fast and effective.

Coltman Warner Cranston LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales registered number 0C316217, Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and is subject to the Solicitors Code of Conduct, which can be accessed at The Members are Larry Coltman and Darren Davoile.

The registered office is Unit 3 The innovation Village, Coventry University Technology Park, Cheetah Road, Coventry CV1 2TL. VAT Registration No. 874 4060 19, Consumer Credit Licence No. 643288/1, Data Protection Act Licence Z9286263