Professional Recovery Services Pushes Into Victorian Market

18th Nov 2016

Heightened demand for professional debt collection and recovery services has seen Professional Recovery Services move into the Victorian market with a new office opening in Melbourne this month.

Professional Recovery Services, a subsidiary business of national law firm Rostron Carlyle Lawyers, has been successfully operating in the Brisbane and Sydney market for a number of years.

Managing Director, Stewart Wilkinson, said recent demand from clients south of the border has resulted in the opening of a dedicated Victorian office in Bourke Street, Docklands.

“Professional Recovery Services has been providing commercial and private clients with a range of debt recovery services for many years now. With the business continuing to grow, particularly across Victoria we will now have a dedicated team to service our clients out of Melbourne,” Mr Wilkinson said.

“Our senior management have spent several decades working in debt collection agencies and specialist law firms in the debt collection industry. Using this wealth of experience, we have identified the best practice to deliver successful results to our clients.”

“This push into Melbourne will enable our clients to directly access our broad range of services. Our team in Melbourne will be supported by the Professional Recovery Services teams in both Sydney and Brisbane.”

PRS Victoria

Professional Recovery Services Melbourne office will be headed by Tom Torpy, who has more 30 years’ experience across a number of management roles within the debt recovery industry.

Prior to joining the collection industry, Tom was the Deputy Registrar at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court based in the Civil Registry. In this role he administrated all civil legal actions including all debt collection matters. Tom’s role at the Magistrates’ Court, combined with his extensive collections experience has given him a practical working knowledge of the civil legal system from both the users and administrators perspectives.

Tom’s hands on approach and extensive experience in all facets of the collection industry, ensures that the Professional Recovery Services team will maximise your recoveries, with the focused objective to affect all recoveries in the shortest possible period.

Tom will be supported in his role by Professional Recovery Services Brisbane and Sydney Managing Director Stewart Wilkinson who has lead the business since 2014.

PRS Queensland and NSW

Stewart is the Director of Professional Recovery Services in Queensland and New South Wales.

Stewart has had a diverse career background in Sydney working in the futures markets, finance industry as well as the NSW Police Force finishing his career in the State Crime Command.

Stewart has worked in the Debt Collection industry for well over a decade and has led two leading national debt recovery firms through unprecedented growth. Although Stewart has worked in many fields of Debt Collection including consumer, finance and debt purchasing, his speciality is the SME market and problematic disputed matters. Stewart is regularly approached to lead complex insolvency appointments where Receivers or Administrators are faced with realising debtors of an insolvent company.

Stewart has also been part of Project Management teams incorporating Law Firms and growing businesses. He understands the specific needs and expectations of clients when leading single complex defended matters or organising a supply chain of high volume litigation teams.

Please feel free to contact Stewart to discuss any small or large recovery matters you have.

Professional Recovery Services goal is to assist its clients in the recovery of bad debts, whilst providing advice and training on how to minimise bad debts in the future.

About Professional Recovery Services

Since 2012 Professional Recovery Services has been providing a range of recovery services to its clients across three divisions including Commercial & Corporate Debt Recovery, Insolvency and Realisation of Debtors Ledgers and Purchased Debt. Professional Recovery Services is a subsidiary business of Rostron Carlyle Lawyers.

About Rostron Carlyle

Rostron Carlyle Lawyers was established in 2001 and employs more than 100 people. With offices in Brisbane and Sydney, Rostron Carlyle prides itself on its talented and diverse team with its focus in the areas of Commercial, Property and Corporate Law, Litigation and Disputes, Insolvency, Construction and Corporate Recovery.

The opening of PRS Victoria is the first step for Rostron Carlyle in securing a permanent presence in the Melbourne market.

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