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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners in property law who may be instructed in cases before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal. It provides practical advice on how best to deal with such cases and gives a background to the tribunal and some of its decisions.

After completing the course you will:
  • Have learnt about the origins of the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal (LVT);
  • Have understood the constitution and jurisdiction of the LVT;
  • Have learnt about how the LVT makes its decisions and on what grounds;
  • Have understood the special powers of the LVT;
  • Have received practical tips for how best to approach cases before the LVT.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • The Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (England) Regulations 2003;
  • Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and others [2009] UKUT 233 (LC);
  • Rent Act 1977;
  • Housing Act 1980;
  • Housing Act 2004;
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1985;
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1987;
  • Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002;
  • Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Procedure) (England) Regulations 2003;
  • Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (Procedure)(Amendment) (England) Regulations 2004;
  • Residential Property Tribunal (England) Procedure Regulations 2006;
  • Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993;
  • Plough Investments v Manchester CC [1989] 1 EGLR 244;
  • Yorkbrook Investments Ltd v Batten [1985] 2 EGLR 100;
  • Maunder Taylor v Blaquiere [2003] 1 WLR 379;
  • Staunton v Kaye [2010] UKUT;
  • Volosinovici v Corvan (Properties) Ltd[2007] EWLands LRX_67_2006;
  • Haugue (5th Ed) 2010;
  • Service Charges & Management Law & Practice (2nd Ed) 2009;
  • The Service Chare Residential Management Code (2nd Ed) RICS;
  • Cadogan v Erkman Re 42 Cadogan Square (LRA/56/2007);
  • R (on the application of) Broxbourne Borough Council v North and East Hertfordshire Magistrates Court [2009] EWHC 695 (Admin);
  • Arrowdell Limted v Coniston Court (North) Hove Ltd [2007] RVR 39 (LT);
  • Tenants OF Langford Court v Doren (Lands Tribunal) LRX/37/2000.

In this podcast, we interview Mark Loveday, a barrister specialising in property law at Tanfield Chambers. The topic of the podcast is the Leasehold Valuation tribunal and the discussion covers its origins, constitution and jurisdiction as well as the approach it will take to cases.

Podcast Added: 20/06/2008

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