Duncan Lewis Litigation Solicitors – Time Share Disputes
Timeshare schemes have become something of an investment phenomenon in the last 20 years – but all too often, the dream holiday investment can turn into a nightmare if there are problems with a developer, or investors suffer loss as a result of signing contracts without taking expert legal advice.
Duncan Lewis litigation solicitors have extensive expertise in cross-border legal disputes – as well as a highly successful property department able to offer in house advice in cases involving timeshare disputes.
It is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible in a timeshare dispute. All too often, holidaymakers are left uninformed or misadvised by professionals who are supposed to be helping them with an overseas timeshare investment – and by the time they have sought legal advice, a property company might have folded or the developer has disappeared.
Each timeshare contract is made according to the laws of a particular country, but it is not always necessary for a court hearing to take place in that country.
If no jurisdiction is specified in the timeshare contract for resolving disputes, seeking advice at an early stage can help keep legal costs down, as the jurisdiction will be decided by EU law.
Duncan Lewis property litigation solicitors can advise on a wide range of holiday timeshare disputes, including:
- Bankruptcy and debt
- Building standards (defective materials, subsidence)
- Health and safety issues
- Holiday clubs
- Maintenance issues
- Planning consents
- Service charges
- Unfinished timeshare developments.
Timeshare disputes can include breach of contract or repudiatory breach of contract (when it becomes evident that the obligation under the contract will not be performed, or has been deformed defectively or not within the agreed timescale).
Timeshare contracts may also include clauses which are illegal under the laws of the jurisdiction the contract was made in.
Duncan Lewis property litigation solicitors can advise at any stage of a timeshare property dispute, including advising on which jurisdiction any court hearing should take place under.
For expert legal advice on contract law and Timeshare Disputes, contact Duncan Lewis Litigation Solicitors on 0333 772 0409.