About HCE Group

High Court Enforcement Group (HCE Group) is the largest independent and privately owned enforcement company in England and Wales.

With a combined experience of over 250 years in High Court Enforcement, we are recognised for our unparalleled professional integrity, ethical approach and ability to deliver effective, proactive debt recovery and eviction enforcement solutions for businesses, organisations and individuals throughout England and Wales.

Our highly skilled Enforcement Officers and Certificated Enforcement Agents (Bailiffs) are recognised for their impressive local knowledge and their steadfast commitment to upholding the values of responsibility and accountability with exemplary professionalism and a time-honoured dedication to firm but fair enforcement.

HCE Group maintains the very highest standards and has undertaken the most stringent accreditations available through the British Standards Institute (BSI). HCE Group continue to set and raise industry benchmarks for personal customer service and exceptional success rates.

At HCE Group, we are committed to educating as well as enforcing. We believe that an informed decision is a correct decision and that our clients should understand the processes associated with enforcement.

HCE Group companies

High Court Enforcement Group also owns other companies within the enforcement and eviction sector, including Excel Civil Enforcement and the National Eviction Team.

Excel Civil Enforcement

Excel Civil Enforcement was founded in 1991 and delivers enforcement, collection and associated services to local authorities and central Government departments across England and Wales.

National Eviction Team

The National Eviction Team was founded by two of our directors over 20 years ago and has worked alongside HCE Group over this time. In 2017 the company become a fully owned subsidiary of HCE Group.

National Eviction Team specialises in large-scale protestor evictions, particularly environmental protesters from sites such as by-pass, airport expansion and fracking encampments.

Our authorised High Court Enforcement Officers

Michael Anderson
Gordon Dean
Alan J Smith
Gary Bovan
Karl Harrison
Philip Evans
Derek Dean
Martin Leyshon
Simon Barnett
Andrew Duncan
Angela Egmore
Jonathan Gater
Nigel Horner
Philip Reed
Norman Southern
Edward Vann

The enforcement of writs of control

A guide to the recovery of debt under a High Court writ of control


Enforcement legislation updates

Read the latest news and legislation relating to enforcement