Stern Judgment from the High Court: Sternlight & Others v Barclays Bank plc & Others

    August 2010

    His Honour Judge Waksman QC, sitting in the High Court, handed down judgment on 22 July 2010 in Joseph Sternlight & Others v Barclays Bank plc & Others [2010] EWHC 1865 (QB) on the enforceability of regulated running-account consumer credit agreements and other ancillary issues arising out of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (the "CCA 1974") and the Consumer Credit (Agreements) Regulations 1983 (the "CCAR 1983"). This emphatic decision is further justification for the robust approaches taken by lenders defending unmeritorious enforceability challenges.