If you are still in India, would you be able to come to the UK for any court hearing?
Can you please tell us the amount of money in issue here? Thank you
There is nothing to stop you issuing Small Claims Court proceedings but in the Small Claims Court, you would not recover solicitors costs even if you win.
If you didn’t attend any eventual court hearing, then your claim would be thrown out.
The cost of getting solicitors to attend the court hearing is probably going to be about £2000-£3000 which you would not recover and hence, is going to be more than you are claiming.
Hence, in order to get the money back, unless you are in the United Kingdom, it’s not going to be an option.
I’m sorry, I wish I could give you a more favourable answer.
Incidentally, there is nothing to stop you transferring (assigning) the debt to someone who is in the UK and they could then issue Small Claims Court proceedings because the debt would then belong to them
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You can issue the proceedings online it’s just that would need to attend the court hearing to put your case to the judge and if you’re not able to do that, then you would lose on the day in court. Sorry.
You can try them but if they don’t collect, they are not solicitors and therefore they cannot issue court proceedings. That has to be done by a solicitor.