A Guide to Doing Business in Scotland Debt Recovery in Scotland

Yuill + Kyle, one of Scotland's leading debt recovery and credit control law firms, is part of the MacRoberts Group and provides comprehensive pre-litigation and litigation services.

Who are Yuill + Kyle?

Yuill + Kyle is one of Scotland’s leading debt recovery and credit control law firms, offering comprehensive pre-litigation and litigation services. We are dedicated to recovering outstanding cash and maximising financial returns – all at fees you will find surprisingly low. Yuill + Kyle never charge commission on recoveries made and fees are fixed to ensure you know exactly what you are paying, making it easier to budget for all collections. Therefore, our systems will improve cash flow and reduce debtor days, making business more profitable.

Our philosophy recognises the need for an effective service at reasonable cost, with friendly staff to guide you through the process – which is probably why we have grown to be one of the largest debt recovery legal practices in Scotland.

Online solutions

We may have been around for almost 100 years but we are continually evolving to ensure we find new and innovative ways to add value to our clients’ experience.

www.debtscotland.com

Would you like a wealth of resources on Scottish debt recovery and credit control at your fingertips? Through our website, you will have access to free legal guides, ranging from effective credit control to insolvency, as well as access to continually updated news on debt recovery and credit control north of the border.

www.ykonline.co.uk

You will be able to send us your clients’ instructions online through our dedicated extranet, giving you access to our case management system where you will be able to track all of your cases and see all related documents. This saves time and expense and helps accelerate your clients’ recoveries. We will sign you up for this service free of charge.

Online credit reports and volume debts

Through our relationship with credit report providers, we have instant access to vital credit information – helping to ensure that your client gets the best possible chance of recovering their money.

We are able to handle volume debts but not at the expense of individual attention. Moreover, if you decide to use our extranet service, you are able to take advantage of our e-mail template facility. This takes the form of a spreadsheet and allows our robotic feature to automatically load your cases onto our case management system which is helpful when receiving bulk instructions.

Our Awards & Accreditations

  • In 2016, we became one of the first law firms in Scotland to become Living Wage accredited employers.

  • Winners of Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.

  • Our Real Estate team won the Property Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards in 2018.

  • Winner of SME of the Year at the Scottish SME Awards 2017, hosted by Scottish Business Insider.

  • Highly Commended for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2016.

  • We are a proud member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance, a network of law firms committed to working collaboratively to reduce our environmental impact

  • In 2019, MacRoberts achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, a UK Government entry-level information security standard. 

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management, the most widely recognised quality management system standard in the world.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to environmental awareness.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO27001:2013 certification for Information Security, an internationally recognised security gold standard.

  • Business continuity is a critical element of the Business Management System at MacRoberts and we hold full accreditation with the ISO 22301:2012.

  • MacRoberts is a member of IP Inclusive, a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive.

  • We are active members of the PRIME Programme – an organisation that focuses on ensuring a career in law is open to talent from all economic and social backgrounds.

  • MacRoberts supports the Scottish Business Pledge, a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.

  • We are supporters of the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.

  • MacRoberts is a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to disability equality across our firm.

  • MacRoberts fully supports flexible working practices and supports family-friendly working practices.

  • MacRoberts became a member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme in 2018.

  • MacRoberts is a member of The Glass Network, Scotland's organisation for LGBT+ allied legal professionals.
  • MacRoberts is a longstanding member of Scotland Food & Drink, the leading trade association for Scotland's food and drink industry.