Recovering the cost of major works to residential premises is a very real problem for landlords and it is important that their legal advisers are familiar with the complex relevant provisions of Section 20 Landlord & Tenant Act 1985 and related subordinate legislation.
This seminar will provide a practical focus on:
- The statutory consultation requirements to be observed prior to carrying out major works.
- Applications for dispensation from the requirement to consult.
- The time limits for demands in respect of the cost of major works.
- Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson – Currently awaiting judgment in the Supreme Court.