Good to know: We are a Claims Management Company (CMC). You do not need to use a CMC to make your complaint to your lender, bank, pension provider or intermediary. If your complaint is not successful you can refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service or the Pension Ombudsman yourself for free if the firm is still trading. For eligible failed firms, you can refer a claim to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme for free.

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HSBC is an international bank, with a major presence in the UK.

In December 2021, the regulator (the Financial Conduct Authority) fined HSBC £63.9 million for failings with its anti-money laundering processes (https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-fines-hsbc-bank-plc-deficient-transaction-monitoring-controls).

When it comes to responsible or irresponsible lending, we’ve seen examples where HSBC has failed to monitor how some of its customers borrow money in a sustainable way:

‘Mr J was hardcore borrowing. In other, words he hadn’t seen or maintained a credit balance for an extended period of time. I’ve seen Mr J’s bank statements since 2015 and he was very rarely in credit since this time. He usually had a significant overdraft balance.

HSBC’s own literature suggests that overdrafts are for short term or emergency use. For example, the product literature it has provided from 2018 says that ‘Overdrafts are only for short-term borrowing’. So, an overdraft shouldn’t have been used for prolonged day-to-day expenditure.

So, I think that Mr J’s overdraft usage should have prompted HSBC to have realised that he wasn’t using his overdraft as intended and shouldn’t have continued offering it on the same terms. As HSBC didn’t react to Mr J’s overdraft usage and instead continued charging in the same way, I think it failed to act fairly and reasonably.’ https://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/decision/DRN-3418676.pdf

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Our Unaffordable Lending Claims Process

We realise that claiming against a high cost loan lender can seem daunting. We aim to make the claiming process as simple as possible. We specialise in affordability claims. Our experienced team will communicate with the lender (and where required, the Ombudsman service) on your behalf. We use bespoke technology to ensure efficient claims handling. Throughout the process, we inform you of claim progress using a “stage process”, so you can track your progress easily. Please remember though, that you do not need to use a claims management company to make your complaint to your lender, and if your complaint is not successful you can refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service yourself for free.

  • Step 1

    Pre complaint investigation and analysis

  • Step 2

    Formal mis-selling complaint made

  • Step 3

    Lender responds with a Final Response Letter

  • Step 4

    If appropriate resolution cannot be reached with the lender, referral to Financial Ombudsman Service.

Our Fees

Our success fee is due only if your lender makes a compensation payout, and is calculated on the amount of the compensation payout. We do not charge you for any part of a settlement that results in the lender reducing your outstanding balance – that is on the house!

The success fee amount is calculated using a band charging system. There are five charging bands. Each band has a maximum amount that we will charge.

Success Fee Charging Table

Band Compensation Payout Percentage rate the Success Fee is calculated on  (including VAT) Maximum Success Fee in band (including VAT)
1 £1 to £1,499 36% £504
2 £1,500 to £9,999 33.60% £3,000
3 £10,000 to £24,999 30% £6,000
4 £25,000 to £49,999 24% £,9000
5 £50,000 or more 18% £12,000

Below are examples of how this would work in practice.

Lower example Higher example
Band Compensation Payout Success Fee Compensation Payout Success Fee
1 £100  £36 £1,499  £504
2 £1,600 £537.60 £9,999  £3,000
3 £12,000  £3,600 £24,999  £6,000
4 £30,350  £7,284 £49,999  £9,000
5 £55,000  £9,900 £100,000  £12,000

If you want to see how much we would charge for a specific amount, please visit our online fee calculator at https://allegiant.co.uk/unaffordable-lending-claim-fees.

Please note that the examples in the tables are for illustration purposes only. They are not an estimate of the likely outcome or success fee.

Cancellation

You can cancel for free at any time within 14-days without giving any reason and without incurring any liability. You can communicate your cancellation by telephone, post, email or online.

You can cancel this agreement at any time after the 14-day cancellation period. However, if a complaint submitted by us is successful, the Success Fee will apply in the usual way.

You can cancel by post: Allegiant Finance Services Limited, Freepost RTYU–XUTZ–YKJC, 400 Chadwick House, Warrington Road, Birchwood Park, Warrington, WA3 6AE; (b) by email: helpdesk@allegiant-finance.co.uk; (c) by telephone: 0345 544 1563; or (d) online at https://allegiant.co.uk/compliance/cancellation.

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We’ve been claiming high cost loan refunds since 2013

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Good to know: We are a Claims Management Company (CMC). You do not need to use a CMC to make your complaint to your lender, bank, pension provider or intermediary. If your complaint is not successful you can refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service or the Pension Ombudsman yourself for free if the firm is still trading. For eligible failed firms, you can refer a claim to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme for free.