LvT Case Law
We provide summaries and analysis of important landmark legal decisions from the LVT, First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and Higher Courts affecting the residential leasehold property sector. It is a valuable resource for anyone involved in this industry.
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Eaglesham Properties Limited v Leaseholders of Flats 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 and 12 Drysdale Dwellings
Appointment of a Manager
In 2009, J was appointed by the LVT as manager and receiver of a block of 12 flats owned by E, the appellant freeholder, following an application by Ls, the respondents and leaseholders.
John Lyon’s Charity v London Shephardi Trust
(1) The effect of amendments made to s.9(1A) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 by the Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002 was to repeal the preserved rights of lessees with pre-1986 lease extensions to rely on the Court of Appeal decision in Mosley v Hickman...
Windermere Court Kenley, RTM Company Limited v Sinclair Gardens Investments (Kensington) Limited
Right to Manage
On the proper application of the corresponding date rule as expounded in Dodds v Walker  2 All ER 609 (HL), the FTT was wrong to hold that a claim notice was invalid by reason of the specified date notsatisfying the requirements of s.80(7) of the 2002 Act.