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Supreme Court considers validity of service of notice (UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council)

Supreme Court considers validity of service of notice (UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council)
Published on: 03 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Supreme Court considers validity of service of notice (UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council)
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  • What was the background?
  • What did the Supreme Court decide?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: In UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council, the Supreme Court decided that the appellant local authority had validly served a completion notice on the respondent property owner, thereby bringing its building into the rating list, even though the notice was not delivered directly to the respondent but instead to the receptionist of a company that was managing the building and then sent a scanned copy of it by email to the respondent. Sebastian Kokelaar, barrister at 3 Stone Buildings, examines the court's decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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