Credit Hire Update

An invaluable round-up of credit hire developments and recent case law

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Course Overview

Most common credit hire disputes fall under the categories of need/type, rate, duration and enforceability; during this 60-minute session experienced lecturer and solicitor Nicky Carter will explore recent case law developments in relation to each category and will provide viewers with practical guidance on how to handle such cases effectively.

Part 1 - Need and Rate
 •  Need - Self Proving?
 •  Own insurer courtesy vehicle available
 •  Offer of a free courtesy vehicle from defendant
 •  Hire offer by defendant
 •  Prestige vehicles
 •  Self-employment claimants and businesses
 •  Rates – Basic hire rate, unreasonable expenditure

Part 2 - Duration and Enforceability
 •  Background
 •  Valid Agreements
 •  Dimond v Lovell
 •  Consumer Credit Act
 •  Exemptions
 •  Subrogated Claims

Ideal for busy practitioners looking to keep up to date with developments in the field of credit hire, this comprehensive two-part update will also be of interest to personal injury practitioners who would like to improve their understanding of this connected area of law.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be up to speed with developments in credit hire
  • • Be aware of the issues which cases were need/type, rate, duration and enforceability can present when handling credit hire cases
  • • Feel more confident when advising clients in credit hire cases

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for credit hire and PI practitioners including trainees and qualified solicitors


About Instructor - Nicky Carter

Nicky has over 20 years experience as a claimant PI lawyer and works with a number of leading national firms and regularly presents courses for several of the country's largest providers of legal training. In addition she lectures on the BPTC and in the coming months will be lecturing on the CILEX level 3 and level 6 courses.

Course Curriculum

Part 1

  • Webinar
  • Slides
    31 Page

Part 2

  • Webinar
  • Slides
    24 Page


  • Price
  • £ 80