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    • Jeff123
    • By Jeff123 12th Sep 17, 1:52 PM
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    CEL Ltd default CCJ! Pls help!
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    • 12th Sep 17, 1:52 PM
    CEL Ltd default CCJ! Pls help! 12th Sep 17 at 1:52 PM
    Hello everybody.
    I am yet another victim of CEL ltd. Have received a ccj without knowledge of any wrong doing!
    I received a letter from the bank to check my credit file as they removed my overdraft. I logged in and found out that i have a ccj!
    I called the court, they don't have much information except the name of the company and their telephone details. The courts didn't even know what the judgment was about etc. I googled the company and found out that it is a private parking firm, tried to call them but no luck, only a payment automated line was available. Left a message on other line, it went on voicemail, left a message but not received any communication from them!
    Luckily i came across this website and found out that i am not the only one to have experienced this.
    The story goes, the alleged incident happened on 28th March 2016, i moved house on 15th April 2016, i had royal mail mail redirection setup for 3 months after that, and in all this time i haven't received any PCN from CEL, so have been totally unaware of this whole shebang, the judgement date was 27th March 2017 for £350.!
    I read Saggi's post and took info from their application to set aside the judgement. The hearing is on 2nd Oct.
    I need to know if anyone can point me to right direction, what to expect from the hearing etc.
    I have worked really hard to buildup my credit history, i used to have an excellent score but now it has gone to poor. I am really cross with them and want to ensure they end up paying for their ruthlessness.
    Any help/guidance would be appreciated.
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    • Half_way
    • By Half_way 12th Sep 17, 1:59 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 1:59 PM
    there should be something in the newbies thread. out of interest do you know who's car park it was?
    From the Plain Language Commission:

    "The BPA has surely become one of the most socially dangerous organisations in the UK"
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 12th Sep 17, 2:01 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 2:01 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 2:01 PM
    The NEWBIES thread tells you about set asides and shows successes v CEL, in post #2 of it. All you need to know is there, with links.

    I read Saggi's post and took info from their application to set aside the judgement. The hearing is on 2nd Oct.
    Good! Since hers, we have seen other successes.

    Take proof that you had moved, but that you were 'there to be found' with a basic search (i.e. prove things like: you are on the public electoral roll - if you are). And take evidence that more than one person drove that car (if you can work out which car it is about).

    Also write to your MP like this person:

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5702742
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 12-09-2017 at 2:09 PM.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • Jeff123
    • By Jeff123 18th Sep 17, 12:35 PM
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    • 18th Sep 17, 12:35 PM
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    • 18th Sep 17, 12:35 PM
    Hello
    Sorry been away for a few days.
    answers to your questions.
    I do not know which parking area it was. I was hoping that CEL would have sent me
    copies of PCNs before we go to court so I can see what I am defending for. I am sure they have received the letters/ pack that I sent to the court on triplicate.
    Are they supposed to send me anything prior to attending the court?
    Just wanted to explore the following scenarios? Any advise will be hugely appreciated.
    Scenario A:
    If they don't turn up in court, can the case be dropped? And if so can I claim any costs on the like loss of wages, person in litigant, compensation for stress etc, data protection breach etc?
    Please excuse me if I sound bit ignorant, I have never had to deal with this sort of scenario at all and have never been to court so all this is very overwhelming, just trying to get my head around it all.
    Scenario B
    If they turn up to defend, am presuming they will have to handover the copies of the PCNs etc, do I get a chance to go through them before we get in front of the judge?

    What sort of documents do I need to take with me?

    If the judge is on their side, what shall I do? Can I appeal etc?

    I am only the main principal to drive my car but on few occasions I have had a couple of my friends/cousins who have driven my car with my consent but of course on their own insurances.

    Please help. Really bricking it!
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 18th Sep 17, 2:35 PM
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    • 18th Sep 17, 2:35 PM
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    • 18th Sep 17, 2:35 PM
    Are they supposed to send me anything prior to attending the court?
    No, not for a set aside, most people here do these in the dark but still win. CEL will probably not turn up and you should read Saggi's thread linked in the NEWBIES thread post #2.

    please none iof the usual 'I can't defend it if I don't know what it is about - yes, you can, everyone does and they get them overturned and the CCJ wiped, and can claim your £255 court fee back, if you do it right. There are LOADS of set aside threads here, you need to search & read more of them.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

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