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Consumer Finance

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What the team is known for

Notable consumer finance team that acts for large lenders, motor finance providers and high street banks. Provides advice on the impact of consumer credit legislation and assistance with FCA compliance. Also assists clients with handling litigation and volume recovery work.

Strengths

A client reports: "Their specialist knowledge of asset finance is unbeatable; the team's knowledge cannot be challenged."

A source enthuses that "they have technical expertise in all relevant legislation and huge resources. They're always prepared to go the extra mile and are completely reliable every time. They have provided an entirely consistent service, never taking their eye off the ball."

Interviewees describe the team as "supremely efficient and informative on every level. They have expertise across the legal spectrum and practice in a vast range of sectors. They are also multinational, which is of great value to us."

Work highlights

Advised Santander Consumer on consumer credit legislation and FCA compliance regarding its client fee and charge regime.

Notable practitioners

John Perez focuses his practice on providing litigation support to motor finance providers and other consumer lenders, as well as advising on FCA compliance.
"He is exceptional; his advice is always practical, knowledgeable and comes from a genuine point of understanding. He seeks to reassure and support; he never strays from the honest assessment and commercial decision. He makes everyone feel like they are part of his team.""He's very knowledgeable and responsive." "He has a strong technical background on all legal matters within the industry and he offers strong commercially minded advice."

Jonathan Hall advises on contentious and non-contentious matters within the consumer finance space, with particular focus on motor finance.
"He knows how to get a commercially prudent result." "He is very good at weighing up the commercial side of things as well as the legal stance."

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Consumer Finance Department

DWF

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One Snowhill

Snow Hill Queensway

Birmingham

West Midlands

UK

B4 6GA

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Consumer Finance


Jonathan Hall
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