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Consumer Law

Browse all of our articles covering Consumer Law and the pitfalls consumers may face.

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Covid 19 Lockdown Announcement - We Are Open For Business

Covid-19 – Open For Business And Safeguarding Our Clients & Staff – Announcement

As we were in the first lockdown, we are 100 percent committed and focused on doing the right things for our clients and our community.

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Is Your Tumble Dryer Safe?

Fire chiefs from the London Fire Brigade have spoken out today to warn people of the dangers of faulty Whirlpool tumble dryers and state people should stop using them with immediate effect after one of the units was found to be responsible for a large fire which devastated a tower block.

Car Repossessions And The Law

Car Repossessions And The Law

The current law on repossessions is particularly vague with individuals not being provided with an appropriate legal basis to adequately prepare their case, should the circumstance ever arise. Many do not have a basic understanding of their legal rights in this area and this can often lead to finance companies and other high street lenders repossessing vehicles without following the prescribed steps.

The Consumer Rights Bill 2015

The Consumer Rights Bill 2015

An overhaul in consumer rights law is expected to take place later on this year with the introduction of a Consumer Rights Bill. The new laws, due to be implemented in October 2015, will govern all contracts entered into between traders and consumers and will replace the highly established provisions set out in the Sale of Goods Act 1979.

Luxury Goods vs Fakes

Luxury Goods vs Fakes

Everyone is aware that you can purchase goods that are replicas of well known brands and trademark owners can now force ISPs to block access to websites which advertise and sell fake goods.

Changes To Distance Selling Regulations

Changes To Distance Selling Regulations

The rise of the internet in recent years has made distance selling more popular than ever. It is for this reason that the Government has introduced the new Consumer Contract Regulations as a means to ensure that the rights of the consumer are protected at all times.

Latest COVID-19 Information

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