Spratt Endicott Solicitors has strengthened its debt recovery team, with the appointment of Hazel Chislett as commercial recoveries business development manager.

Hazel brings with her 20 years of expertise and knowledge to the team, and is a consumer debt recovery specialist. Hazel also has experience in risk management, and debt purchase procedures.

Hazel is a non-lawyer manager with a wealth of knowledge across the collections and recoveries industry. She has many contacts and is well known amongst clients, debt collection agencies and regulatory and compliance bodies.

Heading up the debt recovery team at Spratt Endicott is Martin Hughes.

He said: ‘Hazel is a fresh attribute to our department and her expert knowledge on debt recovery is priceless. Hazel’s specialism in consumer debt recovery is a great way for us to expand our team knowledge and further improve our offering to clients.

‘She brings an operational background coupled with a very dynamic way of thinking – already she has become a key part of the management team.’

This appointment illustrates Spratt Endicott’s growth plans, after the firm announced the opening of their new Brackley office last month.

Hazel said: ‘I am delighted to have joined Spratt Endicott Solicitors. The people here, and the service they provide for clients, is fantastic. I’m looking forward to building on the success of our department, and in particular strengthening the consumer offering even further.’