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OM Property Management Ltd v Burr: Liability has to crystallise before it becomes a cost

Regular readers of my blog will recall that I wrote an article last year on the Upper Tribunal case of OM Property Management Ltd v Burr which gave guidance upon what is known as the 18 month service charge rule … Continue reading

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Service charge deficits/surplus’ must be calculated within a reasonable time

My most recent blog looked at what is often called the “18 month rule” which disallows landlords from recovering service charge expenditure where it is demanded more than months after the expenditure was incurred.  Most long residential leases require that … Continue reading

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