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AWARE 22/07/2021

Credit Hire Aware | July 2021

Our latest issue of Credit Hire Aware is now available, bringing you all the recent developments from our team and the wider credit hire arena. In this issue, our team cover patterns emerging as a result of the reforms and the potential implications on the market, as well as giving guidance on how to deal with the NVC response stage. There is also a summary of a number of recent successes, including two strategically significant appeal cases handled by the team.

Client Alerts 13/07/2021

First Central Management Limited v On Hire Limited

An order for Credit hire firm On Hire to pay 60% of First Central's costs was upheld on appeal, after the appeal judge agreed that proceedings had been brought for their financial benefit and that they were the ‘real party’. Partner Gary Herring details the case and highlights potential impacts for future cases. 

Client Alerts 28/01/2021

Abuse of process in the portal

If credit hire is not brought within stage 2 of the RTA Portal and that portal claim settles, is it an abuse of process for the claimant to subsequently issue proceedings for the credit hire claim?

Blogs 12/01/2021

COVID-19 and prestige hires: Is like for like really an ‘entitlement’?

Whilst it is to be applauded that the majority of the industry on both sides have undoubtedly worked hard to establish and maintain a co-operative approach through the Covid crisis, amongst the minority there is no doubt that the last nine months have starkly amplified some of the kind of behaviours that embody the very worst excesses of the credit hire industry.