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September 2019

Landlords beware – Defects on service charge notices

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The recent Upper Tribunal decision in Westlake [2019] UKUT 225 (LC) emphasises the importance in ensuring that service charge notices are correctly drafted and served. Whilst in this case the UT found in favour of the landlord, the UT stressed that where there could be any potential confusion as to the name and address of…

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Paying for Rubbish

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The Upper Tribunal recently reversed an FTT decision which allowed for a landlord to recover the costs of removing refuse which had been dumped in the car park area of a building via the service charge to tenants, leaving the landlord having to pay for the cost of removing fly-tipped waste. In Wilcock v The…

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