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    • senrab
    • By senrab 7th Mar 17, 6:28 PM
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    [Result] Barnes vs Excel Parking & BW Legal
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:28 PM
    [Result] Barnes vs Excel Parking & BW Legal 7th Mar 17 at 6:28 PM
    Hi guys and gals.
    Just a quick post to let you know the court result of Barnes vs Excel Parking & BW Legal.

    I had the county court hearing last Thursday and the case was dismissed.
    They did actually hired a "legal executive" who received the case the night before and acted on the claimants behalf.
    Before the court hearing the legal exec asked for a word and said this could be settled outside or the court room and it could be cancelled and even then they still wanted £150!!!
    The case starting falling apart 2 minutes in after there was no evidence of a contract between the landowner and Excel Parking, only a witness statement. It took all of 10 minutes to get the evidence of ill lit signs and the judge dismissed it.
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    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 7th Mar 17, 6:33 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:33 PM
    You should have asked for £150
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • senrab
    • By senrab 7th Mar 17, 6:39 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:39 PM
    Yeah, my only mistake was not putting in for costs.
    Fortunately it didn't disrupt my work too much.
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 7th Mar 17, 6:50 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:50 PM
    Yeah, my only mistake was not putting in for costs.
    Fortunately it didn't disrupt my work too much.
    Originally posted by senrab
    Well done. Any chance you could email the Parking Prankster who might be keen to blog the result of your case?

    prankster@parking-prankster.com
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • safarmuk
    • By safarmuk 7th Mar 17, 6:51 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:51 PM
    Well done - great result. Definitely one for the Parking Prankster ... I like the "confident offer outside" and the "case falls apart inside within 2 minutes" irony ...
    • Matthew87
    • By Matthew87 7th Mar 17, 6:56 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:56 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 6:56 PM
    Can't seem to find any details about your case! Any chance of a brief outline - where/when did you park? What was the main bulk of your defence etc? Cheers
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 7th Mar 17, 7:05 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 7:05 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 7:05 PM
    Hi guys and gals.
    Just a quick post to let you know the court result of Barnes vs Excel Parking & BW Legal.

    I had the county court hearing last Thursday and the case was dismissed.
    They did actually hired a "legal executive" who received the case the night before and acted on the claimants behalf.
    Before the court hearing the legal exec asked for a word and said this could be settled outside or the court room and it could be cancelled and even then they still wanted £150!!!
    The case starting falling apart 2 minutes in after there was no evidence of a contract between the landowner and Excel Parking, only a witness statement. It took all of 10 minutes to get the evidence of ill lit signs and the judge dismissed it.
    Originally posted by senrab
    Well done you

    I assume the legal guy was one of BWLegal's stooges so you were on a winner

    Cost Excel and BWLegal money ..... what a stupid way to run a business.

    Advice to Excel must be ... "carry on using BWLegal"

    Great to see Excel fail again.

    Please tell your story to the Parking Prankster
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • Lamilad
    • By Lamilad 7th Mar 17, 7:12 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 7:12 PM

    Great to see Excel fail again.
    Originally posted by beamerguy
    Indeed! In fact it's so sweet I won't need sugar in my coffee for the rest of the week!
    • senrab
    • By senrab 7th Mar 17, 7:14 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 7:14 PM
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    • 7th Mar 17, 7:14 PM
    I removed the original thread after I mentioned too many details and they had been quoted.
    It was Chorlton-!!!-Hardy - The Square.

    I received a notice in the mail for "parking for 44 minutes without a valid ticket" from their number plate recognition.
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 7th Mar 17, 7:20 PM
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    Indeed! In fact it's so sweet I won't need sugar in my coffee for the rest of the week!
    Originally posted by Lamilad
    Sweet memories for you.

    It is the chinese year of the Rooster after all.

    Headless chickens running around and all that
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 7th Mar 17, 8:08 PM
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    Well done, would love to see the fuller details blogged by the Prankster. Which court & Judge?
    PRIVATE PCN in England/Wales? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT

    Click on the trail, top of this page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    DON'T read old advice to ignore, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • bargepole
    • By bargepole 7th Mar 17, 8:19 PM
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    It must have been this one:

    Manchester: 02-03-2017: C7DP1C3P: Excel Parking Services v Barnes
    Speeding cases fought: 24 (3 of mine, 21 for others). Cases won: 20. Points on licence: 0. Private Parking Court Cases: Won 23. Lost 7.
    • senrab
    • By senrab 7th Mar 17, 8:47 PM
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    That's the one.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 7th Mar 17, 9:42 PM
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    Manchester again then...the Judges are not friends with the PPCs there recently!
    PRIVATE PCN in England/Wales? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT

    Click on the trail, top of this page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    DON'T read old advice to ignore, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • trisontana
    • By trisontana 7th Mar 17, 11:06 PM
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    Manchester again then...the Judges are not friends with the PPCs there recently!
    Originally posted by Coupon-mad
    Which is a bit ironic and as two of the most notorious PPCs (PE and Excel) are based in the North-West .
    What part of "A whop bop-a-lu a whop bam boo" don't you understand?
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 7th Mar 17, 11:42 PM
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    It is amusing. I loved the story about the Judge at Manchester taking all the parking cases in one day and dismissing them one by one...
    PRIVATE PCN in England/Wales? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT

    Click on the trail, top of this page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    DON'T read old advice to ignore, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 8th Mar 17, 8:05 AM
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    Here it is ....

    Excel lose in court - no contract and ill-lit signs
    Excel v Barnes. 1/3/2017 Manchester. C7DP1C3P

    http://parking-prankster.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/excel-lose-in-court-no-contract-and-ill.html
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • rdr
    • By rdr 8th Mar 17, 10:02 AM
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    Which is a bit ironic and as two of the most notorious PPCs (PE and Excel) are based in the North-West .
    Originally posted by trisontana
    Not to mention Gladstones and the IPC
    • keepswimming
    • By keepswimming 8th Mar 17, 3:08 PM
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    great news
    • Ivor Pecheque
    • By Ivor Pecheque 8th Mar 17, 4:54 PM
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    Chorlton !!! Hardy may have to change it's name.

    Seem the internet doesn't like the !!! bit !
    Illegitimi non carborundum
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