Residential Service Charges: Look before you leap

Douglas Rhodes reports on landlords’ options for the recovery of legal costs in residential service charge disputes at the First-tier Tribunal ‘The First-tier Tribunal is often thought of as a no-costs forum, due to the fact that there is no general rule that the loser pays the winner’s costs. However, there is a surprisingly wide …
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Cases Referenced

  • Barrett v Robinson [2014] UKUT 322 (LC)
  • Christoforou & anor v Standard Apartments Ltd [2013] UKUT 586 (LC)
  • Escalus Properties Ltd v Robinson [1996] 2 QB 231
  • Freeholders of 69 Marina
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  • Plantation Wharf Management Company Ltd v Jackson & anor [2011] UKUT 488 (LC)
  • Sella House v Mears (1989) 21 HLR 147
  • St Leonards-on-Sea v Oram & anor [2011] EWCA Civ 1258