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Here at Praetorian Legal we are dedicated to maintaining professional standards and following protocol. It is also in our philosophy to ensure that all our employees have a safe working environment. Therefore, it is paramount that we have trained First Aid Officers within the business to ensure that a safe working environment is maintained for our employees.

The basic principles of British health and safety law are set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The Act sets out the general duties which employers have towards employees, members of the public and employees have to themselves and … Read more

Here at Praetorian Legal we like to acknowledge the hard work and efforts of our employees on a regular basis with our Employee of the Month award.

The winner for September 2017 is Louise Parks our HR Director & Company Secretary.

Head of Operations and Business Development Director, Harry Darby presented the trophy to Louise who is lifting it for the third time this year.

Louise and Harry are still in talks about her prize as Louise is undecided on whether to spend the prize on shopping vouchers (we all know Louise loves to shop!) or to book a meal … Read more

Here at Praetorian Legal we like to acknowledge the hard work and efforts of our employees on a regular basis hence our Employee of the Month award.

The winner for August 2017 is Rebecca Byrne, Office Administrator.

Head of Operations and Business Development Director, Harry Darby presented the trophy to Rebecca and her prize of £400 worth of vouchers.

When asked how she felt Rebecca said “I am so proud to have been awarded employee of the month, especially as I have only been with Praetorian for three months. The team are so nice to work with and I have … Read more

The UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC) has issued advice on your rights when flights are cancelled.

The UK ECC is an agency funded by the European Union and is advising British holidaymakers affected by flight cancellations that EC Regulation 261/2004 legislation protects consumers against disruption and financial loss.

What could this mean for you if your flight was cancelled?

  • If an airline cancels your flight, they are obliged to offer you re-routing to your final destination or a full refund.
  • Any flights being re-routed are to be done at the airlines earliest opportunity.
  • Refunds are to be issued to
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Billion dollar lawsuit filed against Diamond Resorts International

There have been many judgements entered against companies for the sale of timeshare products. The majority of cases have, thus far, been issued within Spain. So far, the Supreme Court are said to have made 42 rulings in timeshare release matters.

It has cost the industry significantly. All this because, for years, companies have ignored the laws put into place in 1999 relating to timeshare products, which are there to protect the consumer. However, this now pales into insignificance with the latest lawsuit in America.

An online post shows that Diamond Resorts … Read more

According to reports online, timeshare contracts sold by Anfi have been under some scrutiny over the past months. It is reported that this has caused losses for the company.

In June 2017, a General Meeting was said to have been held for timeshare owners based in sunny Gran Canaria with Anfi. The main focus of this meeting being the 50 year maximum contract length.

Noted results of the meeting show that three potential resolutions were put forward to the owners, who would then vote. Those three solutions were as follows:

To change the scheme to adapt to the Spanish Act … Read more

It has been said, that American President Donald Trump is set to shake up the timeshare industry for developers and owners in 2017.

During Donald Trump’s campaign, he adopted a promise to increase funding for a federal agency — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are currently investigating numerous industries, one of which is believed to be the timeshare company, Westgate Resorts.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created after the mortgage crisis in 2008. They investigate complaints relating to financial credit and loan programs that may be fraudulent.  It was responsible for exposing the Wells … Read more

Praetorian Legal are now authorised and regulated by the Ministry of justice

Who they are :
* one of the largest government departments, employing around 70,040 people (including those in the Probation Service), with a budget of approximately £9 billion.
* Each year, millions of people use our services across the UK – including at 500 courts and tribunals, and 133 prisons in England and Wales.
They work to protect and promote the interests of consumers and the public, and to ensure that the firms they regulate understand and comply with the conditions of their authorisation.

Claims Management Regulator
They … Read more

News hit the internet in May 2017 that TATOC “The Association of Timeshare Owners Committees Limited” went into administration. In reviewing material posted online, TATOC appeared to lose the support of some of the industries well known resorts such as Silverpoint and RDO.

TATOC were said to previously have worked alongside the Citizens Advice Bureau, who, as part of their service, refer clients to companies who will assist in timeshare termination or who offer similar services.

It is apparent that the following mission statement made by TATOC to safeguard and enhance the Timeshare holiday experience for existing and prospective Read more

From information posted online, Silverpoint have changed their name to Signallia.

Having looked at the Club Paridiso website, it promotes their Concierge service. Should you wish to contact the team at Club Paridiso, you will need to write to Signallia Group DMCC, Dubai.

It appears that Club Paridiso/Signallia, are stepping away from selling timeshare and are moving into the Concierge/lifestyle market. From watching the promotional video on their website, they are selling luxurious holidays with the additional Concierge service.

Recently, Silverpoint have lost a case brought against them through the Arona courts in Tenerife and have been ordered … Read more