Fixed Charge Receiverships

No two receiverships are the same.

Each is unique, with its own complexities and competing issues. Often misunderstood, receivership can be an effective tool for lenders in the recovery of secured debts.

We understand that our lender and receiver clients need pragmatic advice.  We provide support, advising you on your powers and guiding you through your duties.

Why choose Foot Anstey

Our specialist receivership team have been advising receivers on secured debt recovery and enforcement strategy for many years.  We know that receivership is different and that receivers’ want advisors who truly understand the challenges they face.  Our team work with you, standing by your side, from the pre-appointment stage through to disposal by auction or private treaty sale.

We regularly support our receiver clients with possession proceedings, injunction applications, planning issues, HMO licensing, disputes with owners and occupiers. We combine our technical expertise, drawing on our depth of experience, to provide you with commercial solutions.  We deal with all types of security property, from investment residential portfolios, retail units, development sites and agricultural landholdings, through to luxury penthouse apartments.

Related services

Banking & Lender Disputes

From new technology and alternative services to greater regulatory burden, the pace of change in the modern banking and financial services industry continues to be rapid.

Our team offers a depth of experience and insight acting for lenders in both claimant and defendant roles, often balancing regulatory compliance, media scrutiny and “bottom-line” commercial drivers.

Restructuring and Insolvency

The pace of change in today’s world is disrupting businesses. Markets are increasingly volatile. Industries are evolving at a pace not seen before sometimes resulting in financial distress and challenge for businesses

With the ability of our team to innovate and think creatively, we will support you in determining your restructuring and insolvency options and how to manage your risk.

Real Estate Finance

Profits, in Real Estate investment, are made at the margins. That means an effective response to acquisition or disposal opportunities must include a sharp eye for detail.

When you’re ready to move, our team is ready to back you.

Farms, Estates and Rural Land

We understand that agriculture and rural business is highly specialised, bringing its own set of unique commercial and legal challenges that are often quite distinct from those faced in other businesses.

We work collaboratively within the firm and with our clients’ other professional advisers to bring in expertise from all areas of agricultural law, ensuring the best legal and commercial solutions are achieved every time.


Planning law is the gateway to property development. It’s the vital first step for building projects no matter what size.

Working with decision-makers at the key levels, we use our years of experience in planning law to seek out answers which work for you.

Our people

Our team of receivership specialists take an active role in the continued development of the fixed charge receivership field, with a number of our team being Associate members of NARA.