David Partington provides a brief introduction to what is a hugely complex topic, defending liability under seeking redress in respect of timeshare contracts. He begins by explaining the the central “mischief” of timeshare contracts and also the structure of such contracts.
In this article I shall introduce the basics of deploying consumer law to timeshare contracts. Before I do that, I need to recap or explain two matters. One is the central “mischief” of timeshare contracts. The second is the mechanics of such contracts.
The standard, if unimaginative, attack on a timeshare contract is an action in breach of contract and claiming or claiming and damages under section 2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967.
Time Share case reviewed – ABBOTT v RCI EUROPE  EWHC 2602
David Partington of Park Square Barristers introduction into jurisdictional issues of timeshare contracts and timeshare mis-selling.
David Partington’s introduction into the complex world of timeshare contracts and timeshare mis-selling.
David Partington recently gave a talk on claims for loss of chance in professional negligence cases. David has produced a handout following the talk which can be downloaded here: Loss of chance – 2016 David is regularly instructed in professional negligence claims and claims involving complicated loss of chance issues. To book David, contact Francine on […]
David Partington considers the case law on the liability of magistrates, coroners and quasi-judicial bodies for costs
David Partington discusses the recent decision of Illot v Mitson  regarding claims under the Inheritance Act 1975.
David Partington provides Part 2 of his insight into the recent case of The Gateway (Leeds) Management Ltd v Naghash and Shamsizedah  UKUT 0333 (LC). This instalment considers where the burden of proof rests and the discretion of the First Tier Tribunal.
What is a service charge and what is simply a fixed charge incurred under a lease? David Partington was successful in the recent case of The Gateway (Leeds) Management Ltd v Naghash and Shamsizedah UKUT 0333 (LC) and explains the decision of the First-tier Tribunal here.
David Partington shares his recent experience of a professional negligence case where he considered the basis upon which the client may be awarded damages.