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Are creditors legally obliged to send a "Notice of legal proceedings"

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Are creditors legally obliged to send a "Notice of legal proceedings" prior to submitting to a small claims court. First notification I received was a summons delivered by sheriff officers.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Hi Thank you for your question and welcome. Is the debt less thank £5k? Kind regards AJ
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Debt is £1500

Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you.
Yes you should have at least received a final warning letter that a court claim was the next step.
Who is making the claim against you?
Kind regards
AJ
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for answer. Claimant is Greene King brewers.

Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you.
Is this is a business contract?
Kind regards
AJ