Tag Archives: qualifying works

Phillips and Goddard v Francis: The end of the road?

I wrote a blog earlier this year about the case involving Point Curlew holiday park in Cornwall where the tenants succeeded in a claim against their landlord concerning the proper interpretation of section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act … 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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