J&P Credit Solutions' continued growth in niche markets such as utilities is testament to all the hard from many people across the business.

Our people

Mark Bailey

Mark Bailey

Director of Collections

Mark has over 25 years experience in pre-legal debt collections, across both consumer and commercial markets and joined Judge & Priestley in 2016.


Mark was appointed to the newly created role of Director of Collections in 2016, with the brief to extend the J&P Credit Solutions service to offer a market leading bulk pre-legal collections capacity across both regulated and unregulated debt types.

Mark has extensive experience within the finance and utilities industries and was previously owner and CEO of award-winning debt collection agency Empingham Ltd before it was acquired in 2014.

Mark prides himself on building long-term client relationships and works closely with his clients to maximise their returns in a compliant and professional manner and has built a reputation of providing excellent performance and service levels.

Mark seeks to combine J&P’s knowledge base of pre-legal collections with our expertise in post litigation services to bring an exciting offer to the market.

Recent Highlights

Under Marks guidance, J&P Credit Solutions has incorporated state of the art technology, data analytics and staff training programmes to establish a market leading pre-legal collections team that is making significant customer gains, notably in the Utilities sector. 

J&P Credit Solutions is now on the collections panel of several major UK utility businesses and  can offer a strong pre-legal offering in addition to the already excellent reputation of our legal recovery capabilities.


Mark is a member of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (MCICM). 

Outside of work

Mark has a keen interest in all sport and likes to get out on the golf course whenever possible.

Mark is also a family man and enjoys entertaining family, friends and clients alike.