Charlie joined Weightmans in 1997 and leads Weightmans’ credit hire teams.

He is responsible for the day to day operational running of the teams, and advises clients on best practice and strategic developments, based on over 15 years experience in the motor litigation sector. Charlie specialises in fraudulent credit hire and handling multi track claims in excess of £50,000.


Insights Electronic service of a "Copley" offer by text message deemed acceptable

Two recent first instance decisions have confirmed that service of a ‘Copley’ intervention letter by text message is an acceptable method of service.

Insights ‘Doe not pass go; Doe not collect £85,000’ – Claimant fails to convince Court that he was too sick to miss credit hire trial

Claimant's letter of ill health deemed insufficient to adjourn trial and avoid payments to defendant

Insights Legal case update | Premier Taxis v Mann Limbu

We were instructed by Tesco Underwriting to defend a credit hire claim brought by a Taxi Company

Insights The importance of checking the trial bundle index

Weightmans successfully defended a substantial claim for repairs, credit hire and recovery and storage charges following a collision

Insights Defendants are entitled to pre action disclosure of impecuniosity evidence

This update discusses the recent decision of His Honour Judge Robert Harrison in the Cardiff County Court when determining seven pre-action disclosure…

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