Landlord And Tenant Act 1987: Consequences of non-compliance

Robert Barham reviews a case illustrating the dangers and pitfalls of the 1987 Act ‘An incoming landlord whose predecessor complied fully with Part 1 of the 1987 Act can still fall foul of s3A by failing to state in its formal notification to the tenant that the disposal was one pursuant to the 1987 Act. …
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Cases Referenced

  • 160 Haverstock Hill (Property Management) Ltd v Galway-Cooper (2006), unreported http://www.lease-advice.org/decisions/8587pdf/2001-3000/ 2208_dir/2208_page1.htm
  • Kensington Heights Commercial Company Ltd v Campden Hill Developments Ltd [2007] EWCA Civ 245
  • Maloney & ors v Gosal [2011] PLSCS 233
  • Okonedo v Kirby and Davis (2006), unreported http://www.landstribunal.gov.uk/judgmentfiles/j364/LRX-15-2006.pdf