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Credit Hire: Enforceability Update - Gary Herring, Keoghs LLP

10/04/13. Once the most contentious area of dispute between credit hire companies and insurers, arguments over the enforceability of credit hire agreements have subsided considerably since the landmark decisions in Dimond v Lovell and Burdis v Livsey. Credit hire organisations now without known exception draft their terms so as to exempt them from the Consumer Credit Act, thereby greatly reducing the scope for challenges on the grounds of enforceability. However, a number of enforceability related issues do often still arise, perhaps with...

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