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