Recovery of costs in service charge disputes in the LVT – Tanfield Chambers

Posted January 17th, 2013 in costs, leases, news, tribunals, valuation by sally

“The LVT has no general power to award costs other than when an application is dismissed as frivolous or vexatious, or otherwise an abuse of process or a party has acted frivolously, vexatiously, abusively, disruptively or otherwise unreasonably in connection with the proceedings. In such circumstances the costs are capped at £500: para 10 of Sch 12 to the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act (‘CLRA’) 2002.”

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Tanfield Chambers, 8th January 2013