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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this CPDcast, Joseph England gives an insight into the issues of contention before the Supreme Court in Daejan Investments Limited v Benson (2013).

By analysis of the dispute itself, the litigious journey to the Supreme Court and the key conclusions of the majority and minority of the Supreme Court, Joseph explains exactly why this much anticipated decision is so important and why it is particularly noteworthy to practitioners at the moment.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the context in which Daejan Investments Limited v Benson arose;
  • Know the circumstances of the dispute in Daejan Investments Limited v Benson;
  • Be aware of the law governing service charges;
  • Know the key conclusions of the majority and minority in Daejan Investments Limited v Benson;
  • Have considered how the decision in Daejan Investments Limited v Benson is likely to affect both landlords and tenants in practice;
  • Have contemplated the effect of the decision in Daejan Investments Limited v Benson on practitioners’ advice to landlords and tenants.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Daejan Investments Limited v Benson [2013] UKSC 14;
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, s20Za ;
  • The Nugee Report on Problems of Management in Blocks of Flats;
  • Service Charges Consultation Requirements England Regulations 2003.
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In this CPDcast, Joseph England discusses service charges and in particular, the landmark Supreme Court case of Daejan Investments Limited v Benson (2013) in which Joseph acted as judicial assistant to Lord Sumption and Lord Wilson.

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Date Recorded: 4th September 2013

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