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UAE Emirates Bank 2008 Credit Card debt and J&P letter - statute barred??


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Hi Guys,

First time posting here so sorry if I make any mistakes.

I have received a letter from Judge & Priestley Solicitors saying I owe their client Emirates Bank NBD a huge amount of money for a credit card I had! 

I left Dubai in 2008 and this is the first time I am hearing from this bank.

Obviously they have added an enormous amount of interest as apparently I owe over half a million pounds 😉

I wanted to know if anyone can recommend a good solicitor who is experienced in dubai debt?

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blimey J&P

 

I wonder how many more solicitor firms UAE creditors will try and use as a cheaper alternative to IRDWW and their cohorts that appear to have cost them £1000's in fees for nothing in return.

 

if this is not a letter of claim 

pers i'd ignore them unless you have previous UK addresses since coming to the UK?

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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i believe the statute barred time for UAE credit card debt is 10yrs?

 

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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i believe Loans are 15yrs?

 

 

 

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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which says nothing about credit card debts.

yes credit cards differ I believe

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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uae credit card debt is def 10yrs SB

 

as you have moved around I would send J+P a ROYAL MAIL letter referring to the above.

 

 

 

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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  • dx100uk changed the title to UAE Emirates Bank 2008 Credit Card debt and J&P letter - statute barred

Personally I would reply the same as CWD IDRWW Moriarty etc same blah blah blah they cannot do anything.

 

Ever since I sent my complaints to the FCA and others I’ve not heard back and now have a personal email from the banking agency in Dubai to negotiate a £10 per month payment direct to the bank and that’s it take it or leave it. Only if and when it passes the correct laws and legislation will I listen. 
 

I am now on twitter also guys following good people and calling out these so called solicitors in the UK making the FOS and FCA aware as well as the SRA.

 

Please follow me 

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Dx100uk- thanks so much for putting my mind at ease.

Is there anything in writing to show Credit card debt is 10 years SB?

 

rgaine, thanks too.

Please can you send me your twitter details.

 

And yes, I would much rather deal directly with the dubai bank.

I can't believe an alleged debt of max 5 or 6k is now over 500,000!! 

 

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  • dx100uk changed the title to UAE Emirates Bank 2008 Credit Card debt and J&P letter - statute barred??

I see squaddyp was around

he found out the info and posted it on a thread here a few months ago...

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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