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Landlord disputes—replacement or repair? (De Havilland Studios Ltd v Peries and another)

Published on: 14 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Landlord disputes—replacement or repair? (De Havilland Studios Ltd v Peries and another)
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  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues arose for the UT’s consideration?
  • What did the UT decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there still any unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for?
  • What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?

Article summary

Property Disputes analysis: Is a landlord entitled to charge a tenant for repairs, when replacement could be a better option? Walter Kramer, senior solicitor at IBB Solicitors, explores De Havilland Studios v Peries and suggests practitioners should consider the outcomes achieved as a result of the landlord’s actions, and whether these are reasonable, despite the expense. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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