Credit hire

When it comes to navigating the complexities of a credit hire case, experience, expertise, and unwavering dedication matter. St Joseph Chambers offers you all three of these qualities.

St. Joseph Chambers offers you a deep understanding of the intricate legal aspects involved in credit hire cases including the applicable statutes and extensive case law.

In addition to the common arguments involving the need, period and rate of hire, Counsel has experience in more unusual cases involving the Animals Act 1971 (e.g. a horse damaging a vehicle) and vehicle damage caused by construction workers.

Counsel is frequently sought after to represent clients in credit hire applications and trials on the fast-track and multi-track.

We also have a busy Appellate practice. St. Joseph Chambers regularly receives instructions to advise on, draft and represent clients in Appeals relating to credit hire vehicles.

We are instructed on high value credit hire cases and our track record speaks for itself. In one case alone he obtained a Court Judgment of £50,000 plus costs for a claimant who hired a replacement taxi vehicle on credit after his own taxi was damaged by a negligent driver.

In addition to advocacy, Counsel also has experience in advising on and drafting credit hire agreements. St Joseph Chambers is known for its thorough approach to drafting with advice that goes “the extra mile” for the client.