Sheriff Officers and Messengers-At-Arms

Process ServingProcess Serving and Enforcement of Judgements and Orders

In Scotland, Messengers-At-Arms and Sheriff Officers have exclusive rights to serve, process and to enforce Court Judgments or Orders, irrespective of the country of origin. They alone are domestically authorised to serve such documents according to the Law of Scotland. 

The fees of Messengers-At-Arms and Sheriff Officers are fixed by Act of Sederunt on an annual basis. All Messengers-At-Arms and Sheriff Officers are required to charge fees in accordance with the table of fees, the discounting of fees is strictly prohibited.  Therefore the only means by which Messengers-At-Arms and Sheriff Officers may compete is by reference to the quality and range of services which they choose to provide.

Key personnel retain membership of the Society of Messengers-At-Arms and Sheriff Officers

"The quality of our team make the difference."

In support of our pursuit of complete satisfaction and excellence in all operations, we at John Campbell operate a quality management system to the standard ISO.9002.1994 verified by a recognised independent certification body. 

We recognise the need to provide feedback to our clients and endeavour to provide as much relevant information as possible, thereby indicating the likelihood of successful recovery and avoiding incurring unnecessary expense. When we find that a defendant or debtor has removed, we automatically carry out extensive enquiries in an effort to trace.

Our current client base comprises of established firms of Solicitors, Banks, Finance Houses, Government Departments and Local Authorities.