We provide an extensive training programme and surgeries to our clients.
Outlined below are a number of key topics that we have recently delivered on. We can provide comprehensive day-long sessions or shorter sessions to meet your needs.
Effective service charge recovery
A half-day interactive workshop on the legal implications, underpinning actions taken and procedures followed. The workshop will cover:
- The current economic climate
- The practical importance of good communication
- Pre-action protocols and the implications of lease clauses
- The procedures and timescales for recovery
- Collating and preparing evidence
- First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (FTT)
- Legal costs/recovery of costs/taxation of costs
- Case study discussion.
Right to manage
This one hour session will focus on the process of right to manage.
A two hour session on processes to effect collective enfranchisement, lease extensions and individual acquisitions of freeholds.
Issues related to leases (residential and commercial)
Session including s146 Notices forfeiture and possesions.
A one hour session discussing how to vary leases – by mutual consent, or by application to the FTT.
Your guide to the First-tier Tribunal (FTT)
A half day session detailing how to process the different types of claims dealt with by the Tribunal.
A one hour session on abatement of private nuisance, breach of insurance type covenants in leases and the enforcement of such covenants.
Section 20 process
A session designed to outline the correct consultation process for ‘major works’ and long term qualifying agreements including service of notices, time scales.
Caution over clause claiming to vary fixed apportionments of service charge in a lease
It is fairly common for leases to permit the landlord or management company to vary...