The Liver Building

Credit Hire: all you need to know


Speaker: Nicky Carter

Date: Tuesday 20th November, 2018

Time: 12:00 - 15:15

Areas of Law: Civil Litigation

Competencies: A2e & f, A4e & f

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4100


Update /Introductory

Grappling with the latest law on Credit Hire can be a challenging task. This seminar brings you up to date with all the latest developments and provides you with the tools to ensure you obtain the best possible results for your clients.


  • Valid Agreements
  • Dimond v Lovell
    Consumer Credit Act / Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013
  • Exemptions
  • Subrogated Claims-meaning
  • Need
  • Mulholland v Hughes 18th September 2015 ( Newcastle upon Tyne CC)
  • Rate-BHR-(Pattni v First Leicester Buses Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1384; [2012] R.T.R. 17 Stevens v Equity Syndicate Management Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 93
  • Duration- Clark v Ardington Electrical Services (Appeal against Order for Disclosure) [2001] EWCA Civ 585
  • Impecuniosity. Lagden v O’Connor, Zurich Insurance Plc v Umerji [2014] EWCA Civ 357;Enforceability- latest Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges)
  • Regulations 2013
  • Portal and Exits Phillips v Willis [2016] EWCA Civ 401;

Learning Objectives

  • Be aware of the provisions of the key areas of dispute in Credit Hire Claims
  • Be aware of the meaning and relevance of subrogated claims in Credit hire cases
  • Be aware of the Portal provisions where credit hire is claimed

Benefits of attending:

  • Be able to apply updated knowledge of latest court decisions to issues of Need ,Impecuniosity, Rate, Duration and enforceability to individual cases
  • Be able to advise on the relevance of subrogated claims to recoverability in credit hire claims
  • Be able to run credit hire cases effectively within the Portal
  • Make realistic assessments of settlement proposals in the light of knowledge of the prospects of success of the claim
  • Be in a position to make realistic settlement proposals in credit hire cases
  • Be able to Manage Client expectations in credit hire cases
  • Be able to give realistic advice concerning prospects of recovery in credit hire cases
  • Be able to draft effective allegations in credit hire cases

Speaker Biographies

Nicky Carter MA, Solicitor has over 20 years experience as Claimant personal injury lawyer for some of the country’s leading personal injury firms. Nicky is currently working as a Consultant and legal author for several national firms and organisations.


Member £105
Non-member £150
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