Get back in your box – NearlyLegal

Posted October 8th, 2012 in landlord & tenant, leases, news, tribunals by sally

“There is, it is fair to say, a degree of inconsistency in the approach and practice of LVTs up and down the country. In particular, some LVT members seem to see it as part of their role to act as quasi-audit bodies, looking into all aspects of the landlord’s practice and procedure to see if they can uncover any wrongdoing. It’s very frustrating, both for landlords and tenants and is one of the reasons for the increasingly ‘lawyerly’ approach of landlords (e.g. instructing solicitors and counsel).”

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NearlyLegal, 6th October 2012