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The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), Part I gives qualifying tenants of flats a right of first refusal enabling them to purchase the interest...
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15th Jan
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What are premises?For LTA 1987 to apply there must be premises:•which constitute the whole or part of a building•which are used 100% for residential...
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15th Jan
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Under section 1(2) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), certain long leasehold tenants of flats have a right of pre-emption if their...
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15th Jan
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Time limits and delaysThe time limits for the various stages of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) procedures can seriously delay the...
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8th Jan
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Position during the acceptance periodUnder section 5A(4) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), a section 5A notice must specify the period...
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Produced in partnership with Camilla Lamont of Landmark Chambers 8th Jan
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Pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), as amended by the Housing Act 1996, a right of first refusal arises where a landlord of a...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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The purpose of Part I of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) is to require the landlord of a block of flats who wishes to dispose of the...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 8th Jan
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Section 5 notices need to be served in circumstances where a landlord of a building (which qualifies under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 8th Jan
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The right of first refusalUnder Part I of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), a landlord may not make ‘a relevant disposal’ (as to which, see...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan

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