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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast is aimed at residential property practitioners. It explains how landlord and tenant service charges are governed and what recent cases mean from the perspective of both landlords and tenants.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the most noteworthy recent developments on recovery of service charges;
  • Understand the significance of recent developments in practice;
  • Know the regulatory framework which governs the recovery of service charges;
  • Be aware of potential future developments which will be relevant to those advising landlords who are contemplating qualifying works or tenants who are likely to be affected by qualifying works.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Sources and References:
  • Castle Court Freehold Ltd v Richardson [2013] [Property Law Service Case Summaries 64];
  • Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson & others [2013] UKSC 14;
  • Martin v Maryland Estates Ltd [1999] 2 EGLR 53;
  • Phillips v Francis [2012] EWHC 3650 (Ch);
  • Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002;
  • The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

This podcast with property law barrister, Nathalie Parker explains the regulatory framework which governs landlord and tenant service charges and discusses the practical implications of recent cases on this area for both landlords and tenants.

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Date Recorded: 29th May 2013

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