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Reference Student Law Review, 2011, issue 64 (Autumn), page 11-12
Country United Kingdom Legal Literature date 2011
Author J. TURNER Author initial
Title EN Fit for a new term? URL EN N/A
Keywords black listcancellation of contractconsumer rightscontract lawpaymentright of cancellationright of withdrawalunwanted solicitations

Head note

This article comments on the UK first instance decision of The Office of Fair Trading v Ashbourne Management Services & Others [2011] EWHC 1237 (Ch), concerning the minimum term of gym memberships and demands for payments of full fees if the consumer was in default. The article considers the facts and decision along with background.

General note


Relevant cases

National ID Common name Date decision Decision type
[2011] EWHC 1237 (Ch) The OFT v Ashbourne Management Services & Others 27/05/2011 Court decision, first degree