A modern obstacle race: Major works consultation and dispensation

27 Feb 2013, 12:00 am

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.