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    • asty84
    • By asty84 15th Aug 16, 5:10 PM
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    Timeshare mis-selling claim RSB Legal?
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    • 15th Aug 16, 5:10 PM
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    Timeshare mis-selling claim RSB Legal? 15th Aug 16 at 5:10 PM
    We visited RSB Legal in Redditch, with a view to them claiming on our behalf on a no win/no fee basis to claim back all the money we have paid for our points and then fractional ownership. We keep 70% and they keep 30%. We are OK with this, as no money was expected from us at this point but wondered if anyone else has had any dealings/success with this company?
    If we wish to dissolve our Timeshare ownership we will need to pay them a fee (based on our current maintenance charges) which would be refunded as part of our claim. It was at this point we got slightly jittery!
    An online search seems to indicate they are to be avoided, but is this just mis-information put out by the Timeshare companies who naturally do not want to pay out to their customers under section 75. They say that there is no positive information online because they have to sign a non disclosure form each time they are successful.
    We are unsure whether to proceed with RSB until we have heard from anyone else who might have had dealings with them.


    Thanks for reading
    Last edited by asty84; 15-08-2016 at 5:42 PM. Reason: missed something out of original post, then typed everything in twice - argghh.
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    • comeandgo
    • By comeandgo 18th Dec 16, 6:49 PM
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    Yup I agree they get anything negative removed, hollydays I expect your post will get removed, one of mine did and I just gave the company date of inception so show it is a new company with no history.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 6:54 PM
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    Yup I agree they get anything negative removed, hollydays I expect your post will get removed, one of mine did and I just gave the company date of inception so show it is a new company with no history.
    Originally posted by comeandgo
    Yes. Thanks. I'll keep adding more info within Mse rules in that case
    Last edited by hollydays; 18-12-2016 at 7:22 PM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 6:55 PM
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    My wife and I put a claim in with this company back in March 2016, we were also skeptical at first when asked for money up front to terminate but as we knew we would be covered under section 75 ourselves if anything went wrong we decided to go ahead, since then we have received our money which was a substantial amount to us and we have also received a letter from our timeshare company CLC stating we are out of our membership.

    It has been a very easy process and my wife and I couldn't be happier with how it was handled.
    Originally posted by John Anderson
    Are you perchance anything to do with "Anderson Read consultancy "?

    You see Anderson Read Consultancy encourage timeshare owners with an invitation to a meeting,in Redditch, in which they are then lead to believe is because they have a claim under a “no win, no fee” proposal, offering them a full refund from their timeshare membership.
    Last edited by hollydays; 18-12-2016 at 7:24 PM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 6:56 PM
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    http://www.timeshareconsumerassociation.org.uk/2016/10/31/anderson-read-consultancy/
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 7:04 PM
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    Redditch are where the meetings are to take place, however, the spokesperson you are invited to meet with are not employees of "Anderson Read "but from RSB Legal / RSB International Group.

    Would you credit that " john Anderson"!
    Ps for google this is their phone number
    0289 5217 211
    Last edited by hollydays; 18-12-2016 at 7:34 PM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 7:38 PM
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    The “no win, no fee” basis is a 70-30 split

    It would be a shame if , say, consumers were told RSB Legal, who have only been trading for 1 year, gave any impression they had been trading a lot longer & even to date have recovered over 20 million in compensation. Would they feel it necessary to exaggerate the actual time they have been trading, I hope not.
    There seem to be no positive case studies publicised, just negative consumer feedback.
    Last edited by hollydays; 19-12-2016 at 4:14 PM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 7:43 PM
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    The consumer needs to be cautious if contact by Anderson Read Consultancy, and the arranged meeting is actually not with them.consumers might be told by Anderson Read that they had a “very confident” claim of “£40,000 +” This can entice even the savviest of owners but be aware as the “no win, no fee” may still incur a £10,000 upfront fee!
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 8:20 PM
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    We are trying to find out as well- having got to a meeting for a consultation on no win no fee and ending up by putting money upfront for the cost of getting out...All supposedly secure under section 75. RSB legal in Redditch. Any advice welcomed....
    Originally posted by Louise Charroy
    WARNING
    RSB INTERNATIONAL GROUP LIMITED
    COMPULSORY PROPOSAL TO STRIKE OFF in November this year

    https://www.endole.co.uk/company/09750297/rsb-international-group-ltd
    Last edited by hollydays; 19-12-2016 at 10:45 AM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 8:28 PM
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    Also their address -company formations and Mail forwarding
    Is mentioned in this article

    High Court orders six more bogus multi-million pound companies into liquidation
    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/high-court-orders-six-more-bogus-multi-million-pound-companies-into-liquidation


    https://www.endole.co.uk/profile/profile_new.php?id=20048256
    Last edited by hollydays; 18-12-2016 at 8:33 PM.
    • hollydays
    • By hollydays 18th Dec 16, 8:34 PM
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    It might be worth telephoning action fraud for advice
    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud
    • welshbladesman
    • By welshbladesman 10th Jan 17, 7:45 PM
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    cold call from RSB today ...claim to be able to get a refund on interest on loans and maintenance fees from CLC...Have to attend meeting with RSB legal team in Reddditch next month
    anyone had dealings with them or advise....70/30 no win no fee..?
    • Grumpelstiltskin
    • By Grumpelstiltskin 10th Jan 17, 7:50 PM
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    cold call from RSB today ...claim to be able to get a refund on interest on loans and maintenance fees from CLC...Have to attend meeting with RSB legal team in Reddditch next month
    anyone had dealings with them or advise....70/30 no win no fee..?
    Originally posted by welshbladesman
    Simple 2 words barge and pole.
    • peachyprice
    • By peachyprice 10th Jan 17, 7:59 PM
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    All I have given do far is a couple of hours of my time.
    Nothing ventured nothing gained
    Originally posted by Dmtech22
    That's how you ended up with a timeshare in the first place. These people are preying on people with a proven track record of being easily manipulated.
    Accept your past without regret, handle your present with confidence and face your future without fear
    • AndyCox
    • By AndyCox 17th Mar 17, 1:02 PM
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    Ending CLC membership
    My wife and I met with RSB Legal yesterday to discuss ending our CLC Gold membership, after an informative discussion we were advised that we could claim our membership fees back from CLC in full, as they had mis-sold our membership, RSBL would conduct this business on a no win no fee basis.
    However removal of our name from the deeds and ending our contractual obligation to pay CLC maintenance fees would need to be conducted in Spanish Law courts which would incur substantial legal costs.
    After much deliberation we realised that to make an application to end our membership but continue to pay maintenance fees is completely contradictory.... why would you ?
    We have now agreed to pay the legal costs which would be reclaimed together with the reimbursement of our membership fee, less 30% of the total claimed, which is RSB legal service charge.
    We would appreciate anybody with any experience in this regard to send us advice and would welcome any further information which can be shared to the personal email address:- jaynecox007@btinternet.com.
    Watch this space .. we are going to be feeling either very happy ... or very ripped off ... ? again?
    Andy Cox
    • richardw
    • By richardw 17th Mar 17, 1:32 PM
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    AndyCox, pls edit out your e mail address, you'll get lots of junk, better to let people just private message you.
    Posts are not advice and must not be relied upon.
    • budgetflyer
    • By budgetflyer 17th Mar 17, 1:38 PM
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    Just write to them. Tell them you are cancelling your membership. Stop any direct debits. End of.
    If you honestly believe you will get anything else back then you are prime rip off material.
    • Giniebum
    • By Giniebum 22nd Mar 17, 10:32 AM
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    Compensation
    I'm new on here but I am really interested in all the comments for timeshare compensation. My husband and I are desperate to get rid of our timeshare but just don't know who to go with. All the 'cold callers' seem to be on the 'mindtimeshare' list of who NOT to go with!
    Has anyone heard of Shakespeare Compensation Ltd as they are not on the 'list'?!
    • Raymondo111
    • By Raymondo111 22nd Mar 17, 11:20 AM
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    I'm new on here but I am really interested in all the comments for timeshare compensation. My husband and I are desperate to get rid of our timeshare but just don't know who to go with. All the 'cold callers' seem to be on the 'mindtimeshare' list of who NOT to go with!
    Has anyone heard of Shakespeare Compensation Ltd as they are not on the 'list'?!
    Originally posted by Giniebum
    As other posters have mentioned depending on where your Timeshare is it is quite possible to walk away and not use any of the so-called Timeshare Exit Companies, if you tell us the name of the Timeshare that you have and where it is located there may be a way to walk away but not necessarily get any compensation, if you are happy with this please let us know.
    • johnydeath
    • By johnydeath 22nd Mar 17, 7:43 PM
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    My wife and I met with RSB Legal yesterday to discuss ending our CLC Gold membership,

    We have now agreed to pay the legal costs which would be reclaimed together with the reimbursement of our membership fee, less 30% of the total claimed, which is RSB legal service charge.
    Andy Cox
    Originally posted by AndyCox
    Have just stumbled across this after getting a phone call from an agency representing RSB and looking for info.

    Andy - as a Gold member you can hand back your membership on an annual basis by 31st Aug providing you are paid up for that year. You can use booking for the rest of that year. There is no charge but you walk away - it's in your club deeds but suggest you ask CLC for the latest info. They may get you to sign compensation disclaimers but that's your choice.

    It sounds like you agreed to pay RSB legal costs up front - I now smell a rat.

    Can you let us know how you are getting on please.
    Last edited by johnydeath; 22-03-2017 at 7:46 PM.
    • Bishopsfinger
    • By Bishopsfinger 25th Mar 17, 2:12 PM
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    Same boat
    Hi In same boat different captain here

    own infinity points and told as perpetual contract we have no way out. "without paying more money"

    well had cold call from timeshare compensation and went to a meeting with ABC lawyers in . Stratford upon Avon- well the story is exactly the same as the OP
    no win no fee but have to pay £10k up front or £6k if we take some discount scheme

    not happy with that and not singed for anything so ive done some digging around and found this forum and the below snipit from TESS


    in the UK, there is approximately 500 – 600 thousand owners. And almost 50% of them own timeshares in Spain. As stated, the Spanish issue with regards to perpetuity has been settled. In the event that you have been sold a Timeshare after the 5th January 1999, that sale is unlawful. By way of Law 42/1998, the Spanish government issued a Law in respect to Timeshare and the right to occupy such. They determined that contracts in excess of 50 years were unfair and therefore unlawful.

    Timeshare sellers appear to have ignored the Spanish Law and have a continuance the practice of selling Timeshares for periods in excess of 50 years. The issue then faced the Supreme Court in Madrid who fully supported the legislation and finally settled the issue in that, if a contract has been sold in perpetuity or in excess of 50 years, the entire contract is void if and when the consumers elects to void it.

    _above from tesslimited web site

    if the selling of perpetuity contracts is illegal then it would seem that we can just give notice that we wish to leave and then pay no more.

    but ill do more digging before i take that action

    if anyone else has more info on this please help
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