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After 50 years, should RCI admit the world has moved on?

After 50 years, should RCI admit the world has moved on?

As the world's biggest timeshare exchange network celebrates its 50th birthday, industry experts question the...

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Canary Island timeshare giant ANFI under criminal investigation

Canary Island timeshare giant ANFI under criminal investigation

Murky goings on behind the scenes of notorious Canary Islands timeshare giant Anfi Del Mar?

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TAC reminder: Clocks

TAC reminder: Clocks 'spring forward' this weekend

Every year since 1916 Britain (along with many other countries) has adopted Daylight Savings Time (DST)...

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Happy Happy Easter if you

Happy Happy Easter if you're celebrating. Happy Sunday if you're not

Whether you are Christian or not, or even religious at all, Easter can be a...

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“Too good to be true,” says $24,000 timeshare resale scam victim

“Too good to be true,” says $24,000 timeshare resale scam victim

Thorough checks and due diligence not enough to protect seasoned real estate guru from losing $24,000...

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Express newspaper highlights widespread timeshare scam and harassment problems

Express newspaper highlights widespread timeshare scam and harassment problems

Crusader report in the Express newspaper exposes 25 year Club la Costa&...

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Club la Costa members reeling as resorts close permanently

Club la Costa members reeling as resorts close permanently

CLC World sent their entire database of members an unapologetic email on January 10th 2024, informing...

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European Consumer Claims and Timeshare Advice Centre. The story so far…

European Consumer Claims and Timeshare Advice Centre. The story so far…

As we launch into 2024, we decided to skip our traditional annual review of the last...

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Fresh wave of positive press coverage for Timeshare Advice Centre and European Consumer Claims

Fresh wave of positive press coverage for Timeshare Advice Centre and European Consumer Claims

UK media gets behind TAC and ECC’s campaign to defend victims of the...

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What do Wyndham’s timeshare owners really think of them?

What do Wyndham’s timeshare owners really think of them?

Wyndham is the world’s largest timeshare brand, and generated $5.2 billion in sales in 2022....

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How to distinguish trustworthy timeshare claims/relinquishment firms from fraudsters

How to distinguish trustworthy timeshare claims/relinquishment firms from fraudsters

A guide to avoiding scam firms, as well those who are just not capable of...

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ECC expert discusses timeshare claims and relinquishments with Valencia

ECC expert discusses timeshare claims and relinquishments with Valencia's leading podcast host

ECC discuss common timeshare problems, and potential solutions, with seasoned journalist and podcast host Eugene...

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Has timeshare finally got it right?

Has timeshare finally got it right?

The most common complaints received by Timeshare Advice Centre are about high pressure sales, spiraling&...

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UK

UK's most popular newspaper: The Sun praises ECC's work whilst warning against industry fraudsters

UK media has recently begun acknowledging and covering the problem of timeshare exit scammers. Conversely...

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Merry Christmas from Timeshare Advice Centre and European Consumer Claims

Merry Christmas from Timeshare Advice Centre and European Consumer Claims

Season's greetings from all of us here at the Timeshare Advice Centre

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Monmouth couple share their joy at timeshare claims win with TAC/ECC

Monmouth couple share their joy at timeshare claims win with TAC/ECC

£16,200 compensation win ends decades long timeshare misery for retired Monmouth professionals John and Roni

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Reader

Reader's Digest documents ECC's mission to protect mis-sold timeshare owners

Reader's Digest is the world's biggest selling paid-circulation magazine, reaching 40 million people in...

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@legislator.com. Email scam warning

@legislator.com. Email scam warning

Scam firms emailing ECC clients from suspect domains. TAC advice on how to avoid falling...

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The Sunday Times reports on European Consumer Claims victories over rogue timeshare firms

The Sunday Times reports on European Consumer Claims victories over rogue timeshare firms

Bastion of British media and world leader in journalism turns its attention toward rogue timeshare...

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Escaping the $10.5 billion U.S. timeshare trap

Escaping the $10.5 billion U.S. timeshare trap

As part of our expansion into the USA, American Consumer Claims is currently being featured...

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The plight of timeshare prisoners freed by ECC as featured in the Sunday Times

The plight of timeshare prisoners freed by ECC as featured in the Sunday Times

Many of the UK’s half a million timeshare owners are locked into unfair...

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Timeshare Advice Centre and American Consumer Claims celebrate US launch triumph

Timeshare Advice Centre and American Consumer Claims celebrate US launch triumph

European Consumer Claims in Europe, American Consumer Claims in the US

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Are European Consumer Claims (ECC) the timeshare compensation industry market leaders? Here’s why we think we are:

Are European Consumer Claims (ECC) the timeshare compensation industry market leaders? Here’s why we think we are:

Within journalism there is freedom of speech, but we still have to be cautious when ...

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What do you get in return for timeshare maintenance fees?

What do you get in return for timeshare maintenance fees?

Most people sign up for timeshare because they are promised luxury standards and exclusivity. Considering...

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European Consumer Claims (ECC) Timeshare Claims Specialists

European Consumer Claims (ECC) Timeshare Claims Specialists

European Consumer Claims are a leading timeshare claims and relinquishment firm with offices in the...

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Maintenance fees rising 30%, causing further upset for timeshare owners

Maintenance fees rising 30%, causing further upset for timeshare owners

Timeshare maintenance fees are high already, but they are about to get even higher in 2023

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Timeshare owners suffering from the cost-of-living crisis

Timeshare owners suffering from the cost-of-living crisis

There could be a large departure from timeshare as the cost-of-living crisis gets worse.

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2022: Record Breaking for M1 Legal

2022: Record Breaking for M1 Legal

M1 Legal shows indications of breaking it's records for compensation awards in 2022

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Did you know that you can discover the value of your timeshare claim in under a minute?

Did you know that you can discover the value of your timeshare claim in under a minute?

There is a lot of inconsistent information out there concerning timeshare claims. Our in-house

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Essex couple delighted to win just over £52,500 in compensation from timeshare resort thanks to M1 Legal

Essex couple delighted to win just over £52,500 in compensation from timeshare resort thanks to M1 Legal

A British couple are delighted following their court victory which resulted in the judge ordering...

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Rising Spanish holiday costs hurt timeshare owners

Rising Spanish holiday costs hurt timeshare owners

While Spain is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Brits, that could be...

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Timeshare poll finds that fewer than 5% of owners can book their preferred holidays

Timeshare poll finds that fewer than 5% of owners can book their preferred holidays

Lots of people responded to a Timeshare Advice Centre poll about availability in booking their...

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Mass flight cancellations heap even more misery on timeshare owners

Mass flight cancellations heap even more misery on timeshare owners

Following two years of despair, timeshare owners are bracing for yet another summer of disappointment....

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The problem with timeshare availability

The problem with timeshare availability

The summer holidays are nearly here but for timeshare owners, this means having to compete...

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M1 Legal secures £73,600 timeshare compensation award for Wakefield couple

M1 Legal secures £73,600 timeshare compensation award for Wakefield couple

Life changing windfall for Yorkshire timeshare victims secured by Europe's leading firm of timeshare lawyers

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Airport chaos affects UK timeshare owners the most

Airport chaos affects UK timeshare owners the most

As flights are cancelled across the UK, many holidaymakers are choosing to stay at home...

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It

It's been another record week for M1 Legal, breaking its record only two months after the last record was set

As more victims of timeshare rack up big awards, M1 Legal continues to set more...

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Why did people buy timeshare, and why do they remain members?

Why did people buy timeshare, and why do they remain members?

Timeshare is now widely accepted by holiday experts and financial advisors to be a bad...

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CLUB LA COSTA WHISTLE BLOWER GIVES SHOCKING GLIMPSE INTO WORLD OF TIMESHARE

CLUB LA COSTA WHISTLE BLOWER GIVES SHOCKING GLIMPSE INTO WORLD OF TIMESHARE

'Steven' was a high flying salesman (also known as a 'liner' or 'closer') for the...

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Now is the time to make up your mind about claiming timeshare compensation

Now is the time to make up your mind about claiming timeshare compensation

If you're not on the timeshare claims train, you might want to get aboard before...

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ECC client testimony. Steven Spencer. Former Flamingo Club owner

ECC client testimony. Steven Spencer. Former Flamingo Club owner

ECC client shares his experience of doing business with ECC and M1 Legal

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M1 Legal enjoys another huge month with half a million pounds of awards in April

M1 Legal enjoys another huge month with half a million pounds of awards in April

For six long years, M1 Legal has been attempting to get justice for customers of...

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Is timeshare cheaper than a regular holiday?

Is timeshare cheaper than a regular holiday?

There were two key benefits for timeshare owners in the past: higher standards and the...

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An ECC client journey. Ayrshire couple Douglas and Linda share their timeshare claim experience

An ECC client journey. Ayrshire couple Douglas and Linda share their timeshare claim experience

Douglas and Linda Mackay are smart, funny and very likeable. Like a lot of timeshare...

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Use Booking.com to book your next timeshare holiday?

Use Booking.com to book your next timeshare holiday?

Many timeshare owners are becoming increasingly agitated at seeing so-called 'exclusive' resorts available to members...

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Marriott is setting the standard for timeshare companies

Marriott is setting the standard for timeshare companies

The Marriott's Vacations Worldwide 2021 report suggests that at least one timeshare company is finally facing...

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March 2022 was another record-breaking month for the timeshare lawyers at M1 Legal

March 2022 was another record-breaking month for the timeshare lawyers at M1 Legal

M1 Legal continued its success in taking on timeshare companies in March 2022 as the Malaga-based...

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Timeshare exchange system failures highlighted by COVID and Ukraine war

Timeshare exchange system failures highlighted by COVID and Ukraine war

Timeshare exchange networks were created to allow the exclusive resort member the possibility of travel...

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How Will The Fuel and Energy Price Hike Affect Your Timeshare Usage?

How Will The Fuel and Energy Price Hike Affect Your Timeshare Usage?

As war flames through Eastern Europe and effects are beginning to be felt further afield,...

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MAINTENANCE FEES 2022 - WHERE DO YOU STAND?

MAINTENANCE FEES 2022 - WHERE DO YOU STAND?

Thousands of timeshare owners are now seeing several years of maintenance fees go down the...

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ANFI OWNERS TOLD

ANFI OWNERS TOLD 'REGISTER COMPENSATION CLAIMS ASAP' AS ADMINISTRATION DRAWS TO A CLOSE

As ANFI's administration winds up, mis-sold members advised to register claims as soon as possible.

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COURTROOM HEROICS. RECORD WEEK FOR ECC’S EXCLUSIVE FIRM OF LAWYERS, M1 LEGAL

COURTROOM HEROICS. RECORD WEEK FOR ECC’S EXCLUSIVE FIRM OF LAWYERS, M1 LEGAL

M1 Legal scoring victory after victory in the Spanish courts. Is this the end for...

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A great start to 2022!

A great start to 2022!

Following a record year in 2021 which saw 351 awards for M1 Legal clients totalling £5.9 million pounds, 2022...

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ECC’S EXPANSION TO THE USA SENDS SHOCKWAVES THROUGHOUT TIMESHARE RELATED INDUSTRIES

ECC’S EXPANSION TO THE USA SENDS SHOCKWAVES THROUGHOUT TIMESHARE RELATED INDUSTRIES

Ruthless American timeshare companies and unscrupulous exit firms have been put on notice as European...

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BARCLAYS PARTNER FINANCE £48 MILLION IN TIMESHARE REFUNDS (LATEST UPDATE)

BARCLAYS PARTNER FINANCE £48 MILLION IN TIMESHARE REFUNDS (LATEST UPDATE)

On the 14th June 2021, Timeshare Advice Centre reported on the huge win for timeshare owners ‘...

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Response to CLC mailshot 30th July 2021

Response to CLC mailshot 30th July 2021

With reference to an email sent by Club la Costa on the 30th July and...

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HUGE WIN FOR CLUB LA COSTA’S AFFECTED OWNERS IN THE UK HIGH COURT

HUGE WIN FOR CLUB LA COSTA’S AFFECTED OWNERS IN THE UK HIGH COURT

Successful High Court application as administrator BDO replaced, in timeshare giant Club la Costa’s...

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Huge Win For Timeshare Owners ‘Mis-Sold’ Barclays Partner Finance Loans

Huge Win For Timeshare Owners ‘Mis-Sold’ Barclays Partner Finance Loans

Barclays Partner Finance (BPF) agree to refund 1482 Azure timeshare loans worth £48 million following a 4 year...

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Last opportunity to claim a lump sum against club la costa!

Last opportunity to claim a lump sum against club la costa!

You are probably aware that Club la Costa (UK) Plc. is in administration and in...

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On Track for a Record Year!

On Track for a Record Year!

In 2017 M1 Legal secured their first victory against timeshare operator Club La Costa in the...

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MVCI Refunds Awarded in the Spanish Courts

MVCI Refunds Awarded in the Spanish Courts

If you are a Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI) owner, we would like to offer...

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Spanish court decision opens floodgates for RCI members

Spanish court decision opens floodgates for RCI members

Our Associates at M1 Legal have just announced a ground-breaking victory against RCI for a...

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Travel Daily News – ECC : Timeshare travel and COVID

Travel Daily News – ECC : Timeshare travel and COVID

Please find below an article forwarded from Travel Daily News. Original post can be found <...

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M1 Legal Secures £400K in Just One Week for Timeshare Claimans

M1 Legal Secures £400K in Just One Week for Timeshare Claimans

Our associates at M1 Legal confirmed a record week of awards for clients totalling over £405,000....

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5K Fines set to come in next week if found holidaying abroad

5K Fines set to come in next week if found holidaying abroad

New COVID laws in the UK will mean £5000 fines for any brits taking a holiday...

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Client testimony – Compensation claim – Anfi Del Mar

Client testimony – Compensation claim – Anfi Del Mar

This is the video testimony of ECC client Paul Agar regarding a compensation claim. Paul,...

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Video interview with ECC client

Video interview with ECC client

To many timeshare owners the idea of making a compensation claim can be fraught with...

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Barclays ordered to repay millions on timeshare loans in Malta

Barclays ordered to repay millions on timeshare loans in Malta

European Consumer Claims CEO Andrew Cooper & our Associated firm of Spanish lawyers M1 Legal...

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Club La Costa World Gets Greedy for 2021 Maintenance Fees

Club La Costa World Gets Greedy for 2021 Maintenance Fees

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the world into chaos; millions of people have lost their...

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La Pinta – Record Spanish Ruling

La Pinta – Record Spanish Ruling

WHAT is believed to be the biggest award in European timeshare history regarding a dispute...

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The Ever Increasing Cost of Maintenance Fees

The Ever Increasing Cost of Maintenance Fees

Keeping our subscribers updated with the most relevant industry news and information, we forward below...

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Think Twice Before You Sign Your Rights Away

Think Twice Before You Sign Your Rights Away

Tens of millions of pounds in timeshare compensation awards are currently being processed in the...

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Time for a Reality Check

Time for a Reality Check

2020 has thrown the world into chaos, financial markets have crashed, millions have lost their jobs,...

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Important - Anfi Group Timeshare Owners

Important - Anfi Group Timeshare Owners

It has come to our attention, that Anfi Sales SL arecontacting all Anfi Members with...

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More Visual - More Trust

More Visual - More Trust

As you probably have seen over the past few months during the COVID-19 pandemic, video...

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Timeshare Developer Club la Costa World Liable for Fraudulent Activities

Timeshare Developer Club la Costa World Liable for Fraudulent Activities

Malaga based firm of lawyers M1 Legal working in conjunction with European Consumer Claims represented...

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If And When… Are You Going To Travel Abroad This Year?

If And When… Are You Going To Travel Abroad This Year?

Did you know that millions of people with holiday plans have refused to travel, and...

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Are You Going to Pay Your Maintenance Fees For 2021?

Are You Going to Pay Your Maintenance Fees For 2021?

Having paid your maintenance fees for 2020 and given the inability to use your resort raises...

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Timeshare Consumer Association – Aims To Get Money Back

Timeshare Consumer Association – Aims To Get Money Back

The Timeshare Consumer Association (TCA) are a timeshare owner’s body who stand up for...

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Get Your Gruve On Like Gary With Gruveo

Get Your Gruve On Like Gary With Gruveo

Why not see just how easy it is to Video Call and use the opportunity...

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Cold Call Timeshare Exit Scams

Cold Call Timeshare Exit Scams

The timeshare industry has a polluted reputation throughout. Whether it’s the resorts misleading consumers...

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Timeshare Advice Centre Quarterly – Our 2020 success stories so far

Timeshare Advice Centre Quarterly – Our 2020 success stories so far

Just in time for Christmas last year, two of our clients received their pay-outs and...

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Stay in touch during Covid 19

Stay in touch during Covid 19

There are so many companies and businesses shutting down globally due to the Coronvirus outbreak....

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European Consumer Claims and M1 Legal bring over €20,000 payout for client from Airtours

European Consumer Claims and M1 Legal bring over €20,000 payout for client from Airtours

European Consumer Claims (ECC) of Henley-on-Thames have exclusivity to M1 Legal firm in Málaga,...

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European Consumer Claims and M1 Legal clients receive €16,000 payout from Club La Costa

European Consumer Claims and M1 Legal clients receive €16,000 payout from Club La Costa

European Consumer Claims (ECC) and M1 Legal worked side by side in bringing this client...

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Make 2020 the year you stop your maintenance bills forever!

Make 2020 the year you stop your maintenance bills forever!

Christmas is a festive season full of joy and a great opportunity to spend quality...

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PROPERTY EMBARGOS AT CLUB LA COSTA WORLD

PROPERTY EMBARGOS AT CLUB LA COSTA WORLD

M1 Legal have requested and the court has agreed to embargos against 3 bank accounts held...

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Brexit looms and Thomas Cook Collapses

Brexit looms and Thomas Cook Collapses

As the Brexit date approaches we thought it would be a great idea to speak...

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Timeshare Mis-selling Now Takes Top Spot Over PPI?

Timeshare Mis-selling Now Takes Top Spot Over PPI?

Yes, as Martin Lewis reported on ITV This Morning talking with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth...

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Fake News and Defamation

Fake News and Defamation

In recent weeks, both Diamond Resorts and Club la Costa have distributed to their member...

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Diamond Resorts Response

Diamond Resorts Response

On the subject of the Diamond Resorts recent circular “Notice from Diamond’s Legal Team”...

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Another Timeshare Resort Crashes

Another Timeshare Resort Crashes

It was confirmed that on the 6th June 2019 another Spanish timeshare resort Club Paradiso/Paramount...

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Time for a break?

Time for a break?

Because of the overwhelming response we received for the Free night stays at beautiful Henley-on-Thames,...

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Chris Emmins of Kwikchex and his crusade against consumer rights

Chris Emmins of Kwikchex and his crusade against consumer rights

Spanish Law firm M1 Legal released a statement in response to the article published recently...

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How much is YOUR Timeshare claim worth?

How much is YOUR Timeshare claim worth?

Are those maintenance bills weighing you down?

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REAL LAWYERS, REAL VICTORIES, REAL RESULTS

REAL LAWYERS, REAL VICTORIES, REAL RESULTS

There are fake companies pretending to offer help to timeshare victims

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We're coming to Henley-on-Thames, are you?

We are pleased to announce our Henley-on-Thames office is opening on the 4th June. This...

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Brexit Paves Way for Timeshare Mediation

Brexit Paves Way for Timeshare Mediation

Brexit should be seen as an opportunity and not a hindrance for those in the...

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BREXIT ARTICLE BY M1 LEGAL LAWYER ADRIANA STOYANOVA

BREXIT ARTICLE BY M1 LEGAL LAWYER ADRIANA STOYANOVA

M1 Legal lawyer Adriana Stoyanova wrote a blog post about Brexit and what this could...

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M1 Legal Resolve Timeshare Case With €20,684 Payout

M1 Legal Resolve Timeshare Case With €20,684 Payout

Walter & Nancy Shankley from Lanark, Scotland came to visit after kindly giving us permission...

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M1 Legal - The new “heroes” in timeshare claims

M1 Legal - The new “heroes” in timeshare claims

Our legal associates, Spanish law firm M1 Legal are producing some amazing results right now...

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Our Story - Spring 2019

Our Story - Spring 2019

In this edition of our newsletter, we update you with our latest news and stories...

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FOOTBALL STAR’S LINK TO TIMESHARE ‘MIS-SELLING’

FOOTBALL STAR’S LINK TO TIMESHARE ‘MIS-SELLING’

David Brown from The Times published a great article last week about famous footballers Ryan...

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Our Story - New Year 2019

Our Story - New Year 2019

In this edition of our newsletter, we update you with our latest news and stories...

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Our Story - Winter 2018

Our Story - Winter 2018

Following on from our Autumn newsletter, our legal associates have enjoyed many successes on behalf...

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CONSUMER WARNING! DOORSTEP SELLING

CONSUMER WARNING! DOORSTEP SELLING

There has been a HUGE increase in complaints from members of the public concerning ‘No...

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Our Story - Autumn 2018

Our Story - Autumn 2018

We hope you enjoy reading and should you have any queries or comments relating to...

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WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY TIMESHARE WHILE I AM WAITING TO RELINQUISH?

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY TIMESHARE WHILE I AM WAITING TO RELINQUISH?

So, you have decided that your timeshare isn’t working for you and have discovered...

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