Tag: Landlord and tenant

Landlord recovers legal costs from tenant despite no legal action being taken

A recent Upper Tribunal decision has allowed the landlord of a leasehold property to use the service charge to recover the costs of defending against a threatened legal action.

Assessing disrepair: some guidance for landlords and tenants

The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has given some guidance on the assessment of disrepair in landlord and tenant disputes.

Event: Social Housing – Residential Property Possession Proceedings and Disrepair

28 January 2016, 5.30pm at 36 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4JH. Please come along if you can for a healthy […]

Litigants-in-person win claim to without prejudice privilege

Suh v Mace (UK) Limited [2016] EWCA Civ 4 Given the rising numbers of litigants-in-person in the civil justice system […]

The Consumer Rights Act 2015: implications for property law

On 26 March 2015, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (‘the Act’) received Royal Assent. The main provisions of the Act come […]