Credit Hire

27 September 2012

Rowan Pennington-Benton and Alexander Halban recently gave a seminar on Credit Hire.

The talk covered:

  1. Summary of principles on credit hire and mitigation
  2. Recent issues:
    • Interest on credit hire damages (Pattni v First Leicester)
    • Spot hire evidence and comparables (Bent v Allianz)
    • Cancellation of Contracts Regulations (Wei v Cambridge; W v Veolia)
    • Defendant’s insurer’s offer of a free car (Copley v Lawn; Sayce v TNT)
  3. Tips and tactics:
    • Obtaining favourable court directions
    • Settlement
    • Tactics for cases of delay
    • Tips on witness and spot hire evidence
    • Recoverable and non-recoverable items

Should you be interested in booking this seminar for your firm, please contact us.

The hand-outs to the seminar can be downloaded here.

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