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Ann O'Connor

Client Services Executive

Ann is a member of the debt recovery team advising in all aspects of debt recovery for pre and post litigation matters.

About Ann

Ann has 16 years’ of practical experience in debt recovery, specialising in recovering late or unpaid debts on behalf of client’s businesses of all sizes, industries and sectors.

She has also acted for landlords, leaseholders, freeholders and property Managing Agents to recover payment of unpaid ground rent and service charges from tenants.

"Wright Hassall provides an excellent level of service and support throughout the debt recovery process – there is a good team which is focused on delivering an excellent level of service"

Legal 500 UK


  • Understanding of debt recovery processes in the commercial debt sector, pre and post litigation.
  • Taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to find realistic and cost effective solutions to problems, with decisive decision making to recover payment of late and unpaid debts.
  • Experience in legal, financial services, and credit control environments. 
  • Improving businesses’ cash-flow by providing techniques to improve their processes and procedures. 
  • Providing guidance to ensure compliance requirements under the Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims.
  • Acted for Landlords, Leaseholders, Freeholders and property Managing Agents to recover payment of unpaid ground rent and services charges.

"Interviewees commend the department's "great service" and appreciate that team members are "thorough, friendly and approachable."

Chambers UK


Prior to joining Wright Hassall Ann worked in the financial sector in many guises for national building societies. Ann joined Wright Hassall in 2001 on a temporary basis and never left! Throughout her time at the firm she has worked in the Debt Recovery Unit.

Meet the team

Meet the team
Phil Wilding - Debt Recovery
Phil Wilding Partner
Gemma Baker - Head of Debt Recovery
Gemma Baker Head of Financial Recovery Operations
Kalpesh Patel - Debt Recovery Lawyer
Kalpesh Patel Legal Manager
How can we help?
01926 732512