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Cost of legal proceedings not recoverable via service charge (Sinclair v Avon)

Published on: 10 August 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Cost of legal proceedings not recoverable via service charge (Sinclair v Avon)
  • Original news
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the issue involved?
  • What did the lease provide?
  • What did the UT decide?
  • What principles did the UT apply?
  • Were there any specific principles in relation to recovery of legal costs?
  • Why did the judge decide the costs were not recoverable via the service charge?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful?
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Article summary

Property analysis: Can a landlord recover the cost of previous legal proceedings via a service charge? The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (UT) decided in one residential case that the lease did not allow for it. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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