Legal News

Can I estopp you there? Deadlines under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the role of estoppel

Published on: 20 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Can I estopp you there? Deadlines under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the role of estoppel
  • The 1954 Act
  • What is estoppel?
  • The Facts
  • The decision
  • Practical Considerations

Article summary

Property Disputes analysis: James Walters of Irwin Mitchell LLP summarises the case of Siddiqui and Ullah v Rahman (acting by LPA receivers) in which it was found that a section 26 notice was validly served despite referring to property not expressly mentioned in the relevant lease, and that the receivers were not estopped from arguing that the s 26 notice was valid despite their initial assertion that it may not be valid. Accordingly, the tenants lost their right to a renewal lease when they failed to issue proceedings before the statutory deadline created by the s 26 notice. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

Popular documents