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Finding nemo (dat): High Court firmly closes door on meaning of “disposition” under the Hire Purchase Act 1964
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2013

On 26 February 2013, His Honour Judge Mackie QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court) handed down judgment in VFS Financial Services Limited v JF


Timing is everything: Court of Appeal hands down decision on when claims under hire purchase agreements are time-barred
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2012

On 10 October 2012, the Court of Appeal handed down an extempore judgment in BMW Financial Services (GB) Limited v Hart (2012) on an issue which will be of considerable interest to consumer and asset finance providers: when does the limitation period for bringing a claim for the unpaid balance expire?


To be (fit for purpose) or not to be (fit for purpose): the Court of Appeal decides the question!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2011

On 20 July 2011 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in BSS Group plc v Makers (UK) Limited (ta Allied Services) 2011 EWCA Civ 809 which considered when the implied term for goods to be fit for purpose applies, whether the goods were fit for that purpose and whether the buyer relied on the seller’s skill and judgment.


Buyer (and supplier) beware! Good news for lenders in connected lender litigation
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2011

Deputy District Judge Austin, sitting in the Dartford County Court, recently handed down an important judgment in Kim Patricia Parker v Black Horse Limited v Browne & Sons (Loddon) Limited ta ESS Scooters 2010, Unreported, 17 December 2010, on a key issue for lenders facing claims by debtors under Section 75(1) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (the "CCA 1974"): whether, in the event it successfully opposes a debtor's claim, it is entitled to be indemnified for its costs (even on the small claims track) from the third party supplier.


A very welcome decision for asset finance lenders: Welcome Financial Services Limited v Nine Regions Limited ta Log Book Loans 2010 EWHC B3 (Mercantile)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2010

His Honour Judge Simon Brown QC, sitting in the High Court (Birmingham Mercantile List), recently handed down judgment in Welcome Financial Services Limited v Nine Regions Limited ta Log Book Loans 2010 EWHC B3 (Mercantile) looking at whether a business providing finance to consumers whilst, at the same time, entering into a bill of sale over a motor vehicle as security for the debt, could fall within the definition of "private purchaser" under Part III of the Hire Purchase Act 1964 and obtain title to a vehicle that had already been let to the debtor under a hire purchase agreement.


To be, or not to be (a 1930 Speed Six Bentley car): that was the question!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2010

INTRODUCTIONHis Honour Judge Anthony Thornton QC, sitting in the High Court, handed down judgment recently in Brewer v Mann, Fortis Lease UK Limited & Stanley Mann Racing Limited 2010 EWHC 2444 looking at whether a motor dealer and finance company correctly described a vintage motor car as a "1930 Speed Six Bentley".