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Too Little, Too Late: Robertson v Dixon (In the Milton Keynes CC 19th April 2013) - Max Withington, Horwich Farrelly

28/11/13. The issue of enforceability of a hire agreement is often at the heart of credit hire disputes. It is perhaps a little surprising just how many credit hire agreements we see that are unsigned or signed after hire has ended. This leads to a shrewd defendant citing the case of Company Call Centre Technology Limited –v- Graham Sheehan (2009)and arguing that the charges are irrecoverable. In essence, a failure to prove that the claimant was aware of the terms and conditions governing the hire until after hire ended is fatal. Courts are therefore invited to dismiss the charges in their entirety...

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