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    • Cherryblossom17
    • By Cherryblossom17 23rd Apr 18, 2:04 PM
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    Pls help civil enforcement ltd, Northampton claim form
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    • 23rd Apr 18, 2:04 PM
    Pls help civil enforcement ltd, Northampton claim form 23rd Apr 18 at 2:04 PM
    Hi I am looking for advice after looking at other claims similar to mine.

    I have received a claim form from Northampton business centre following a parking charge from civil enforcement limited.

    I am the registered keeper of the car but was not the driver, I have messages confirming I was elsewhere on the date of the parking charge. I did not receive a notice to keeper, the first letter received was demanding £100.

    Since then I have received letters from CEL, ZZPS and QDR solicitors all stating inflated amounts, with a different times stating the vehicle was parked but on the same dates. These letters have not been signed by individuals.

    I have looked at other drafts and what I have “put to paper” in my defence in comparison now looks “basic”, can I leave my defence as not being the driver and not believing it was a bonefide claim due to the sporadic letters? As I have never been to the location would I have to go back and check for signage or would this not apply?

    Many thanks!
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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 15th Jun 18, 11:44 AM
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    Coupon-mad
    It's not a choice of one or the other. You've merely had the next form as explained by bargepole already, in the NEWBIES thread. He says which boxes to tick, and it's not Mediation!
    • Cherryblossom17
    • By Cherryblossom17 12th Jul 18, 1:32 PM
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    Hi-

    I received a letter from my local county court last week saying that the claim has been stayed. However it’s given CEL until today to come back with amended draft particulars which they have.

    I’m just looking for advice on what to expect now as it is seeming like the are determined to go to court.

    Thanks
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 12th Jul 18, 1:47 PM
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    Le_Kirk
    Search the forum for CEL discontinuance and see what might happen.
    • nosferatu1001
    • By nosferatu1001 12th Jul 18, 1:49 PM
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    No, theyre determined to get as much value out of their filing fee as they can

    They;ll make you jump through hoops until they have to pay the hearing fee, then they will discontinue. So you have to do everything right, and they get away weith it, again.
    • Cherryblossom17
    • By Cherryblossom17 8th Sep 18, 12:58 PM
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    Thank you all for all of your advice so far.

    I have received a letter from cel saying they will accept reducing the amount to £100 as full and final settlement but also a Notice if Allocation from the court. Now I just do not know where to go from here- to pay £100 just to end this or to continue with the small claims track. The hearing fee is £25 which I have surprising I would have expected it to have been higher.

    If the court was to favour cel could they claim all of their costs from me inc travel etc?!

    Many thanks!
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 8th Sep 18, 1:16 PM
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    beamerguy
    Thank you all for all of your advice so far.

    I have received a letter from cel saying they will accept reducing the amount to £100 as full and final settlement but also a Notice if Allocation from the court. Now I just do not know where to go from here- to pay £100 just to end this or to continue with the small claims track. The hearing fee is £25 which I have surprising I would have expected it to have been higher.

    If the court was to favour cel could they claim all of their costs from me inc travel etc?!

    Many thanks!
    Originally posted by Cherryblossom17
    All depends how brave you are. When these companies
    do this is a final try on to get money from you and they
    are very unsure of their case

    CEL are well known for doing this and then discontinue

    If you went to court the base charge is £100 and then court
    fees, as you say £25.

    When you win, and its a very high percentage that you
    will especially as it's CEL who are known to the courts
    for their rubbish claims
    You can then claim your costs against CEL

    It's only a small claims court, hence it's only £25
    Again as it's a small claims court, costs they can claim
    is strictly limited and if they get greedy, the judge
    will knock them down

    Be aware though of the dirty tricks they do ...... read this
    https://parking-prankster.blogspot.com/2014/11/civil-enforcement-limited-turn-up-in.html

    See what others say
    Last edited by beamerguy; 08-09-2018 at 1:25 PM.
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • Johnnybravo123
    • By Johnnybravo123 9th Sep 18, 6:47 PM
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    i have received the following letter from QDR solicitors, please advise if i should pay this. also if this has been covered somewhere before please direct me to it.

    the letter states that it is a formal letter of claim, pursuant to pre-action protocol for debt claims.
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 9th Sep 18, 6:53 PM
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    Quentin
    Everyone is politely asked not to post until after reading up on this in the Newbies FAQ thread near the top of the forum


    LBCCAs are covered in #2 of the faq


    After studying the FAQ if you still have questions you need to start your own thread and not hijack someone else's like this
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 9th Sep 18, 6:54 PM
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    KeithP
    Johnnybravo123, please start your own thread.

    Trying to progress the issues of two people in one thread can only lead to confusion.

    Start your own thread by clicking on this blue button:

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    • Johnnybravo123
    • By Johnnybravo123 9th Sep 18, 7:16 PM
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    Thanks will do
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