Lovetts, the commercial debt recovery law firm based near Guildford has appointed Michael Higgins as Managing Director, with immediate effect.
Michael joined Lovetts in 2007 and has played a significant role in its growth and the launch of innovative solutions to support the cost-effective and speedy recovery of bad debt. Michael, a qualified solicitor, joined the Lovetts management team in 2012,with responsibility for the Commercial Litigation Department and in 2014 he was made Operations Director.Michael will continue to report to Charles Wilson, the continuing Chairman of Lovetts who has, for the past 20 years acted as both MD and Chairman of the business.
Charles Wilson says "Michael has the right leadership qualities, client focus and legal expertise to take Lovetts from strength to strength. With some years of paralegal practice prior to professional qualification, he has the passion and determination to grow our reputation for innovation, thought leadership and superb customer service. We are delighted he has accepted the role of Managing Director and I look forward to continuing to work closely with him as Chairman.
Michael Higgins adds, "This role offers a fantastic opportunity for me to help shape our business, working alongside Charles and the rest of the team to ensure we not only deliver great products and services, but that we take responsibility for helping businesses understand their legal rights and the ways they can reduce their overall exposure to commercial bad debt. This is an exciting time for the business as we push ahead with our Claim the Unclaimed campaign and promote our newly-launched email LBA service, giving our customers cost-effective solutions to recover the money owed to them."