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Building Safety Charges: The New Law

21st September 2020

Background The Building Safety Bill 2020[1] was published on 20th July 2020, at a time when landlord and tenant...

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Good Faith – a springboard to “Responsible Contractual Behaviour”?

24th June 2020

By Andrew Butler QC On 7 May 2020, the Cabinet Office issued guidance urging “responsible and fair performance and...

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Service Charges and Management during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Legal Issues

1st May 2020

Mark Loveday BA(Hons) FCIArb MIRPM, barrister at Tanfield Chambers General Editor, Service Charges and Management (4th Ed)...

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The Mayor and Commonality and Citizens of the City of London v Various Leaseholders of Great Arthur House [2019] UKUT 341 (LC)

2nd April 2020

Summary The Upper Tribunal determined, by reference to the interpretation of the specific terms of various “Right to...

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Oung Lin Chaun-Hui & Ors v K Group Holdings Inc & Ors

2nd April 2020

Summary The Upper Tribunal considered the status of service charges recovered by a manager appointed under section 24 of the...

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Holding and Management (Solitaire) Limited v Leslie Stafford Miller [2019] UKUT 402 (LC)

2nd April 2020

Summary The FTT improperly purported to determine matters which it had no statutory authority to do so on the basis of the...

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Firstport Property Services Ltd v Settlers Court RTM Co Ltd & Ors [2019] UKUT 243 (LC)

2nd April 2020

Summary Gala Unity Ltd v Ariadne Road RTM Co Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1372 was not decided per incuriam, nor was the Court of...

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Covid 19 and Frustration of Leases

25th March 2020

Introduction At the time of writing the Coronavirus Bill is being considered in Parliament. The Bill includes a moratorium...

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A busy residential road lies ahead

6th January 2020

By Nicola Muir What’s new and happening in residential property law in 2020? It’s that time of year again when I dust...

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A new question: When is a flat not a flat?

2nd December 2019

By Nicola Muir Having struggled with ‘what is a house?’, the Court of Appeal has turned its attention to ‘what is a...

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Ghosh v Hanover Gate Mansions Ltd [2019] UKUT 290 (LC)

29th November 2019

Summary A contact between a landlord and a managing agent was found to have come into existence when the performance of...

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Triplerose Ltd v Ms Bronwen Stride [2019] UKUT 99 (LC)

29th November 2019

Summary There was inadequate evidence to conclude that a lease was ‘unsatisfactory’ for the purposes of s.35 of the...

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