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Residential service charges – clarifying on-account payments and the 18 month rule (Skelton and others v DBS Homes (Kings Hill) Ltd)

Residential service charges – clarifying on-account payments and the 18 month rule (Skelton and others v DBS Homes (Kings Hill) Ltd)
Published on: 10 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Residential service charges – clarifying on-account payments and the 18 month rule (Skelton and others v DBS Homes (Kings Hill) Ltd)
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Article summary

Property analysis: A recent Court of Appeal decision on the payment of service charges, while correct in principal, was wrong on the facts, according to Peter Petts, barrister at Hardwicke Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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