News & Events: Residential Landlord & Tenant

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Baillie v Savage [2018] EWHC 3035 (Ch)

30th January 2019

Summary The High Court determined the correct interpretation of a rent suspension clause in circumstances where a property...

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Barrow v Kazim [2018] EWCA Civ 2414

30th January 2019

Summary The Court of Appeal held that a section 21 notice cannot be served by a superior landlord during the term of a...

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Triplerose Limited v Patel [2018] UKUT 374 (LC)

30th January 2019

Summary A covenant against alterations to the ‘elevation’ of a building can be broken where alterations are made to...

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Articles

A not so short assured shorthold tenancy

20th October 2018

The ground rent scandal can give rise to accidental ASTs with unexpected consequences You might think that an assured...

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Valuation under evaluation: proposals for reform

18th October 2018

Nicola Muir considers the Law Commission's options for reforming the valuation of residential lease extensions. There has...

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Nicholas Saunderson v Cambridge Park Court Residents Association Limited [2018] UKUT 182 (LC)

15th October 2018

The Upper Tribunal considered the extent of a tenant's liability to pay for communal heating when that obligation arose only...

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Avon Ground Rents Ltd v Child [2018] UKUT 204 (LC)

11th October 2018

The UT comprised of Holgate J and HHJ Hodge QC (also sitting as County Court judges) gave valuable guidance concerning the...

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Victory Place Management Co Ltd v Kuehn [2018] EWHC 132 (Ch)

5th October 2018

The management company's decision to withhold its consent for the lesees of a flat to keep a dog in their property had not...

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The cost of putting safety first

1st October 2018

The fall-out from the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower has sent shock waves across the leasehold sector. While press interest...

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Past Events

Junior Landlord & Tenant Conference 2018

10th Oct 2018

Tanfield Chambers' Junior Landlord and Tenant Conference returns for its fifth year. Tickets are now available, email...

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How to value a Residential Lease Extension

21st June 2018

Last month I spoke at the Professionalism in Property Conference whose theme was Leasehold Reform. There has been much outcry...

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When is a management agreement ‘for a term of more than twelve months’?

22nd May 2018

If a landlord of residential premises wishes to recover the costs of employing a managing agent through the service charge,...

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