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Credit Hire Claims: New Mandatory Requirements

Credit Hire Claims: New Mandatory Requirements

On the 6th April 2020 amendments to Practice Direction 16 (PD16) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) come into force which impose a number of mandatory ...

Credit hire organisation found to be the Dominus Litis: a double-headed victory for DAC Beachcroft Credit Hire, Scotland

Credit hire organisation found to be the Dominus Litis: a double-headed victory for DAC Beachcroft Credit Hire, Scotland

In the recent case of Moles v Cook, the credit hire organisation was found to be the Dominus Litis and liable to the Defenders for their incurred Thir ...

Successful Appeal Of Defendant Costs On The Small Claims Track

Successful Appeal Of Defendant Costs On The Small Claims Track

Following the appeal of Mr Nahid Ahmed v Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance [2019] the Defendant successfully appealed the  decision not to award the D ...

Are you handling credit hire claims in Northern Ireland effectively?

Are you handling credit hire claims in Northern Ireland effectively?

Credit hire in England and Wales continues to evolve at a swift pace and there is much talk in the legal press and amongst credit hire practitioners o ...

Unreasonable Conduct Costs on Small Claims Track

Unreasonable Conduct Costs on Small Claims Track

Small claims litigation can be seen by Claimant firms, and/or credit hire organisations ('CHO's'), as a very low risk way of putting the Defendant und ...

Hogg V Newton: The importance of insurers and solicitors complying with Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules.

Hogg V Newton: The importance of insurers and solicitors complying with Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules.

On 18 May 2018, His Honour Judge Gargan handed down judgment, dismissing the Claimant's appeal from the County Court decision of District Judge Read, ...

£170,000 credit fraud hire claim results in custodial sentences

£170,000 credit fraud hire claim results in custodial sentences

DAC Beachcroft secures 12 month custodial and 9 month suspended sentence for husband and wife fraudsters in £170,000.00 credit fraud hire claim.

The Hire Way - July 2016

The Hire Way - July 2016

Welcome to our new edition of the Hire Way.  We are only half way through 2016, and it's been as eventful as originally anticipated.  There ha ...

Philip Smikle v Global Logistics [June 2016] - Walsall County Court

Philip Smikle v Global Logistics [June 2016] - Walsall County Court

The case With MOJ portal and credit hire interaction currently a hot topic for insurers, DAC Beachcroft's market leading credit hire team has successf ...

Fundamental Dishonesty £176,000 induced accident claims dismissed

Fundamental Dishonesty £176,000 induced accident claims dismissed

Kapoor and Kapoor v Fluid Air Conditioning [2016]