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Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Gladstones ask for £5 million

Woefully incompetent legal firm Gladstones Solicitors have been sending out letters claiming millions of points for disputed parking charges.


In the latest letter they are claiming £5 million.

By a process of psychic communion with the universe The Prankster estimates the most they will charge this year is in the region of £31 million, and in fact may well be exactly £31,122,015.

Gladstones are famous for being an incompetent bunch of shysters who don't even know how to file a claim properly. Normally, this would be a disadvantage for a firm of solicitors, but they seem to have found a willing audience in parking companies. Now it seems they are moving their incompetence into the field of debt collection.

The letter does not give any contact details to write to either Debt Recovery Plus or Gladstones, so the Prankster suggests that the email addresses of info@drpl.co.uk and  enquiries@gladstonessolicitors.co.uk are used.

Happy Parking

The Parking Prankster



15 comments:

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    1. They have to wait until they are allowed to send a debt collection letter, so that letter can only be sent in 2017. Ie next year.

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  2. Gosh, I wonder whether the original PCN was issued on the 5th of December 2015? Just a hunch....

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  3. On the face of it Gladstones are in breach of the Trading Disclosure Regulations 2015

    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/17/regulation/25/made

    by not having their registered office address and Company number on their correspondence.

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    1. just as well that the letter was not written by gladstones then ,,

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    2. was written by DR+ on gladstones notepaper

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  4. That's not obvious from the picture as it's signed by err Gladstones!

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    1. rent a letterhead Ltd , had THEY wanted a reply , they would have included THEIR address and phone number , but as DR+ wrote it , it included their details

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  5. If you're right then surely this must be either a fraudulent communication by DR+ (pretending to be a company they're not), or some sort of breach of solicitors' rules (allowing a third party to use their letterhead). Have you any evidence for what you say?

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  6. yes , plenty of evidence , will the SRA act ,,,,,,,,, NO!

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  7. It'll be a minor inconvenience to them, but if a recipient of such a letter drops an e-mail to Companies House they'll act to make them put their details on the letter head.

    At least that'll give future recipients a correspondence address and they can hardly deny that they've sent it if it's got their details and is signed by them!

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  8. which gladstones ?, check companies house , quite a few of them

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    1. http://www.gladstonessolicitors.co.uk/

      Same logo.

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