Consumer Law Barristers' Blog

25 Feb 2020

What rights do debt collectors have?

If you owe money and stop making payments, you may be approached by debt collectors. Their job is to retrieve the money you owe on behalf of the company that…

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10 Feb 2020

What is the Consumer Credit Act?

The Consumer Credit Act (CCA) was put in place as a way of regulating how credit is sold and protecting consumers every time they choose to buy something using credit.…

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05 Feb 2020

What Is A Credit Agreement?

At the start of any transaction involving credit, the lender should provide you with a credit agreement setting out the key terms which will apply to the provision of any…

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04 Feb 2020

How To Clear Credit Card Debt

Whether it’s making general purchases through your bank or buying products using a store card, credit cards make it easier to buy what you’re looking for without having to pay…

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24 Jan 2020

What Are Defaults?

The world of finance can sometimes be a confusing and complicated one. If you have a bank account, credit card or any other kind of financial product, you’re likely to…

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24 Jan 2020

What Is A Credit Report?

Nearly every adult in the UK has a credit report. If you’ve ever opened a bank account or had a mobile phone contract, you’ll have one. But what exactly is…

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