Process serving and investigations

Process serving and investigations

Swift specialises in process serving throughout England and Wales. Court and legal documents are served on a same day-basis when required, or on our standard seven-day turnaround. Each of our clients has full real-time access to their cases via our secure in-house case management system which can be customised to suit any requirements.

Swift also undertakes trace enquiries and prepare comprehensive 'fit to sue' reports. Our rigorous approach and over 35 years of experience ensure that Swift guarantees the best results for you at competitive rates.


This work is undertaken on a fixed-fee basis on behalf of solicitors, local authorities, utility companies, finance companies, private companies and individuals.

Our network of agents extends throughout every county in England and Wales, ensuring that an on-demand service can be maintained.

Documents served by Swift include statutory demands, bankruptcy or winding-up petitions, claim forms, court orders and oral examination orders. Documents can be dispatched to us by email, Royal Mail, DX or courier.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who can instruct us to serve documents?
We can serve documents on behalf of Solicitors, local authorities, private businesses and individuals.
What documents do you serve?
We can serve all sorts of legal documents, such as Statutory Demands, Bankruptcy Petitions, Winding Up Petitions and Orders etc.
What areas do you cover?
We have a wide range of agents who can cover the whole of England and Wales.
How do I instruct you to serve documents?
We can receive instruction via email, DX and Royal Mail.
What happens once the documents are served?
Once the documents are served you will be advised of the service and supplied with a witness statement or Affidavit of Service.
How quickly can you serve the documents?
Our aim is to serve documents quickly and in a professional manner and if requested instructions can be served within 24 hours.
How many visits will you make for the fee you charge?
Our Process Server will make a maximum of three visits for the standard fee. If we have made three visits without catching your subject, then we will contact you to discuss the case before proceeding further.
How will I get charged?
We normally raise an invoice once the job has been completed