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    Credit Hire and Period of Hire

    One of the most important topics in any credit hire case can be the issue of period. From my experience it’s a live issue in ...

    The Evolution & History of Credit Hire (Part 1)

    Credit hire is supposedly a very well-known subject area. The words credit hire mean different things to people. Whilst not ...

    Impecuniosity – Implications of Diriye v Bojaj

    The case of Diriye v Bojaj [2021] 1 WLR 1277 is a Court of Appeal case and therefore should be seriously considered. I have ...

    Impecuniosity & Credit Hire

    One of the key issues in almost any credit hire case is the issue of impecuniosity. There were many early challenges to ...

    No MOT in Credit Hire and Causation

    In credit hire cases, it is not an entirely an uncommon situation for a claimant not to have a valid MOT for the vehicle ...

    Bee v Jenson and the Ways to Quantify Loss of Use

    The Court of Appeal decision of Bee v Jenson [2008 R.T.R.7] was reported over 13 years ago. I recall there was a lot of ...

    The Meaning of “Credit” Under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and its Implications

    Central to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (hereinafter mainly referred to as the “Act”) is the word “credit”. There is however ...

    Loss and Hire: Two Sides of the Same Coin

    The concepts of loss and hire have always been intertwined. From my experience, the easiest way to understand hire is to ...

    The Difference and Interaction Between Credit Hire, Insured Hire & Subrogation

    Credit hire, insured hire and subrogation are three areas that have manifested in the field of hire generally. There can be ...

    Insured Hire Subrogation - Bee v Jenson and W v Veolia

    Insured hire subrogation is a topic which has been a live issue for as long as I have been in practise. The issues may have ...

    Credit Hire & Illegality

    In almost every credit hire case, the defence will plead “ex turpi causa non oritur action”. This translates into English as ...

    An Update on Majid Ali v HSF Logistics Polska SP Zoo ([2023] EWHC 2159 (KB))

    This was a high court case in which judgment was given on the 29th of August 2023. It is a binding court decision. The case ...

    The Implications of Humayum Hussain v Eui Ltd

    Claims for credit hire for taxi drivers has always been a contentious issue between claimant solicitors and insurance ...

    Does Mehmood v AIG Europe Ltd and Simpson [2023] EW Misc 1 (CC) make any difference to taxi credit hire claims?

    I would not normally write an article on a non-binding credit hire decision but I will make an exception in the case of ...

    The Implications of Vamsi Putta v Royal Sun Alliance PLC [2020] EWCH 117

    The case of Vamsi Putta and Royal Sun Alliance Plc [2020] EWCH 117 ( “Putta”) is a case which is often cited in defences. ...