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Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson : The last word on dispensation

The recent Supreme Court judgment in the case of Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson has been extensively reported in the last month. Some say it is a welcome breath of common sense but others believe that the Supreme Court has … Continue reading

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Daejan Investments Ltd -v- Benson: The landlord prevails…..

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the long awaited Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and others section 20 dispensation appeal and found in favour of the landlord by a majority of 3 to 2.   The case was typical … Continue reading

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Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and others: The submissions are in….

Yesterday saw the hearing in front of the Supreme Court of the long running Daejan Invetsments Ltd v Benson and others litigation.  The building work to Queens Mansions in Muswell Hill started in October 2006 and more than six years … Continue reading

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Daejan Invetsments Ltd v Benson and others hearing moves closer

It is now only 3 weeks until the Supreme Court hears the final appeal in the long running Daejan v Benson litigation which should provide some more certainty over the circumstances in which a landlord will be given dispensation to … Continue reading

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Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and others is going to the Supreme Court

You may recall the case of Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and others which was decided earlier this year, where a failure to follow the section 20 consultation procedure to the letter of the law resulted in the landlord having … Continue reading

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Beware the consultation requirements II…”prejudice”

Given that my last blog on Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson [2011] EWCA Civ 38 keeps generating a significant amount of traffic, I am happy to give you more of what you want.   The case was an appeal by … Continue reading

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Beware the consultation requirements…

One of the most important pieces of statutory protection for long leasehold residential tenants is section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.  This requires landlords who are undertaking qualifying works or entering a qualifying long term agreement to … Continue reading

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