Existing PPI Claims
We are continuing to process existing PPI claims for our Customers. If you have any questions regarding your existing claim, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone our Customer Services Team on 0203 034 1400.
Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is an insurance that was sold to people who have taken out loans, credit cards, car finance or similar. Originally designed to cover your monthly payments in case you have an accident, fall sick or become unemployed, PPI has been widely mis-sold by most financial providers.
Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) policies have been so widely mis-sold that many of our customers tell us that they were unaware of ever having PPI attached to their loan.
If you answer yes to any of the following you may be eligible for a refund:
At the time of taking out the PPI were you:
* See Our Fees page for a full explanation
Consumer Claims is a trading style of Harrington Jones Ltd who are a Claims Management Company (CMC) with a focus on financial mis-selling and financial irregularities.
To keep the process as simple as possible we have used the information you provided to pre-populate your claim pack. However, please be aware that you may need to complete certain information regarding your financial agreements and sign all the relevant sections. Please check all documents & amend where necessary, in the event that you need to make any changes Please Sign & Date next to your amendment, including previous addresses and account numbers as this information is all part of your Lender’s verification criteria.
If you have a copy of your credit agreement/s to hand then please enclose them, as doing so can speed up the claim process considerably. Return the documents in the Free Post Envelope provided.
It takes on average 8 weeks to identify whether or not you have paid any payment protection insurance premiums on your agreement/s. When we have identified that you have paid payment protection insurance, we will then submit the Claim/s to your lender. This process can take up to an additional 12 weeks to receive a response. In some case/s your lender may reject the claim and we may escalate your case to the Financial Ombudsman Service, this will take considerably more time to complete. For more information please visit: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/faq
We will keep you updated throughout the entire claim process, by email, text and letter. If you would like to check the progress of your claim, you can contact our dedicated Customer Service Team by any of the following methods: Email email@example.com, Phone 0333 123 1112 (Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00), Post Consumer Claims, 7 Harbour View, The Albany, South Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AQ. *Calls made to the 0333 number are free of charge, other lines are charged at the standard rate, although calls from mobiles may cost considerably more.
We will apply our ‘Service Charge’ based on the Gross Compensation** stated by the Lender. Our Service Charge will be payable upon the conclusion of any Claim we have completed for you (the Customer). Should you be in arrears with the Lender they may use some of the Compensation to reduce the amount you owe them, please note our Service Charge will still be calculated using the Gross Compensation figure. The fee illustrations below are not to be taken as an estimate of the amount we may recover for you and are just an example of how our fee is calculated, along with how the Lender may refund you.
Please Note: Fees for PPI Customers that agreed to the Terms of Engagement on or after the 10th July 2018 will be charged 20% for their claim/s. Fees for PPI Customers that agreed to the Terms of Engagement before the 10th July 2018 will be charged 39% for their PPI claim/s. Examples of the PPI Fees are shown in the tables below. All non-PPI claim/s will be charged at 39% of the Gross Compensation**.
The examples below are for existing or new Customers who agreed to the Terms of Engagement prior to the 10th July.
The examples below are for new Customers who agreed to the Terms of Engagement after the 10th July. Please note: Consumer Claims are not currently accepting new Customers.
You should note that all compensation contains an element of statutory interest , currently 8%. All lenders are obliged to deduct 20% tax from the 8% compensatory interest included in any offer of settlement. Our Service Charge of 20% will be calculated on the Gross compensation received before the 20% compensatory tax deduction.
You have the right to cancel this Contract at any time. You have the right to cancel this Contract within 14 days without giving any reason and without any charge. To exercise the right to cancel you must inform us of your decision to cancel this Contract either by a clear written statement sent by post to Consumer Claims, 7 Harbour View, The Albany, South Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AQ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, if your claim is within the first 14 days, we will accept a verbal confirmation by phone on 0333 123 1112* (Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00). *Calls made to the 0333 number are free of charge, other lines are charged at the standard rate, although calls from mobiles may cost considerably more.
The below charges only apply if you cancel after 14 days and before your Claim is completed and a successful Claim finalised. All fees shown below are case specific but not accumulative.
Should you have a Complaint you can contact us by post, email or phone. You can write to us at Consumer Claims, 7 Harbour View, The Albany, South Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AQ. Email us at email@example.com or alternatively you can call us on 0333 123 1112* Option 4 (Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00). *Calls made to the 0333 number are free of charge, other lines are charged at the standard rate, although calls from mobiles may cost considerably more.
We will acknowledge your Complaint within five business days, and we will try to resolve your Complaint within 4 weeks. If we cannot resolve the issue within 4 weeks, we will give you a satisfactory explanation regarding the extra time required. Within 8 weeks of receiving a Complaint we will send you a final response which will adequately address the Complaint. If you are not satisfied with our final response, then please refer to our full Complaints Handling Procedure which can be found on www.consumer-claims.com or can be supplied upon request. If you are not satisfied with our response, or if a Complaint is not resolved after eight weeks, you may refer the Complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) you can contact them by Post: Financial Ombudsman, Exchange Tower, Harbour Exchange, London , E14 9SR Phone: 0800 023 4567 or Online: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk. Please note any Complaint must be referred to the Financial Ombudsman service within 6 months of the date of our written final response.
You have the right to shop around and consider using the Financial Ombudsman Scheme independently or Citizen Advice Bureau or directly claim yourself to the Third Party for free. You should also consider, and tell us, if you have any other means of pursuing the Claim including using any legal expenses insurance.
“Agreement” means the Letter of Authority signed by the Customer, together with these Terms of Engagement and supported by forms and documents issued by Consumer Claims.
"Claim/s" means the Customer’s claim or claims against the Company relating to the application of unlawful charges to the account/s of the Customer and/or to mis-sold financial products.
"Customer" means the policyholder/account holder/s whose details are set out in the "Letter of Authority" and who have appointed Consumer Claims to provide their Services.
"Company” or “Lender” means the Financial Institution and/or persons to whom the "Letter of Authority" is addressed.
"Letter of Authority" means the document included in the claim pack to be sent to the Company from the Customer authorising Consumer Claims to pursue the Claim on behalf of the Customer.
"Compensation" means any sums paid or awarded as calculated at the time of the award that would not have been paid if the Claim had not been made.
"Fees" or “Service Charge” means the fee payable for Services carried out by Consumer Claims. Please refer to our Keyfacts Document.
"Services" means the services provided by Consumer Claims including assessing the viability of, preparing, submitting and negotiating the Claim.
Conduct of Engagement: By signing and returning the Letter of Authority, the Customer agrees to the continuation of their existing contract laid out in this Letter of Engagement and continues to appoint Consumer Claims to provide Services for such a period as to allow Consumer Claims to assess and, if reasonably possible, complete the claim.
Law & Jurisdiction: This Agreement will be subject to the laws of England and Wales.
Consumer Claims is a trading style of Harrington Jones Ltd
Consumer Claims is a trading style of Harrington Jones Limited. Harrington Jones (Guernsey) Limited is Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in respect of regulated Claims Management Activity FRN: 834856 Registered with the Information Commissioners Office, registration number: 012369 Registration Address: Les Echelons Court, Les Echelons, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AR. Company Number: 53781.