When you have an international debt collection matter, you are confronted with a different language, culture and legislation. Moreover, the local custom concerning payment may not be what you are used to. This tends to make international debt collection a complex matter. As a debt recovery law firm, we have more than 60 years of knowledge and experience to assist you with all your international debt collection matters.


In Europe, we work with specific teams per country which can assist you with your international debt collection. The international debt recovery lawyers at Bierens have specialist knowledge and experience at their fingertips to provide you with the best possible assistance when you are dealing with an international debtor.

Why choose our international debt collection agency?


1. Lawyers from twenty of Europe’s Largest Economies

Do you have an outstanding invoice with your European business partner? Our firm employs more than 60 in-house European debt recovery lawyers and specialists, who can assist you in getting your invoice paid.

2. Knowledge of Local Legislation and Commercial Customs

Our international debt recovery lawyers have extensive experience with and knowledge of the legislation, regulations, commercial customs and culture in the country of your debtor. That makes it easier for us to engage with your debtor and encourage them to pay more swiftly.

3. Honest Advice

We will always give our honest advice on the chances of success in your debt recovery matter. Putting your interests first is important to us; we endeavour to provide you with your options, as well as our advice on the best route to take. It’s easy to see how we put our core values of integrity and justice into practice.

4. Fast Debt Recovery

We understand that you want your claim dealt with quickly. If you submit your debt recovery claim to us by 16:00pm CET, we will start handling your case that same day. Your debtor will only be given a few days to effect payment. We’re on top of it!

5. An International Debt Collection Lawyer Strengthens your Position

As lawyers, we are able to put more pressure on your debtor than, for example, a debt recovery agency or a bailiff. Furthermore, we can assist you during the extrajudicial collection stage and also the judicial stage. This saves you time and money.

6. Customised International Debt Collection

Our commercial debt recovery approach is customised to each unique case, and we provide you with tailor-made advice.

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