Patrick Harte

Patrick Harte

Patrick is a specialist in debt recovery with over 10 years’ experience at CCI Credit Management Ltd (CCICM).  Patrick has successfully managed large portfolios. His responsibilities include: 

  • Asia High Value Account Project Leader  
  • Cross-Border Commercial  
  • Complex Dispute Resolution 
  • Debt Negotiator 

Patrick is responsible for ensuring UK standards of compliance and best practice are implemented throughout the collections operations in the Asia region. Patrick also has responsibility for managing all of CCICM internal and outsourced operations in that region and is taking the lead in building CCICM’s infrastructural base in China.

CCI Credit Management Ltd (CCICM) is the world’s leading international debt recovery agency who have been at the forefront of UK and international commercial and consumer collections for 35 years, by offering clients the highest-quality service globally and presenting zero reputational risk.
CCICM is the founder, owner, operator, and exclusive UK Member of the International Credit Exchange (ICE) – the world’s leading, largest, and most compliant Partnership of collection agencies. 
CCICM specialises in managing high-value, international, commercial accounts – litigating where necessary – as well as recovering from a variety of sectors both in the UK and 130 other countries. Sectors include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Tourism
  • Publishing
  • Utilities
  • Trade Associations
  • Financial Services
  • General Insurance
  • Credit Insurance
  • Leasing
  • Trade Debt
  • Health & Social Care
  • Education
  • Freight
  • Construction


LE Rong 乐蓉


Le Rong


Le Rong heads the non-contentious team of Gowling WLG (UK) LLP Guangzhou Representative Office. 
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is an English law firm that has established in Guangzhou China for more than 

She has a proven track record in advising international clients on a variety of non-contentious matters 
which extends from corporate, commercial contracts (including IP licensing transactions) to regulatory 
compliance, as well as in advising clients on employment issues. She has assisted clients in sectors 
such as Pharmaceuticals, High Technology, Engineering & Construction, Manufacturing and Education. 
She provides commercially sound advice to clients operating across borders. Gowling WLG devotes 
itself to the development of Chinese clients' overseas business. Le Rong plays an important role as the 
coordinator between Chinese clients and foreign lawyers team on Chinese companies outbound 
investment transactions. 

She started her career in a French law firm, then joined Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, now called 
Gowling WLG and works there until today. It's her 16th year working as a consultant for businesses in 
China. Le Rong is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, English and French.