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Landlord and Tenant; Address for Service

Article contributed by Diane Doliveux Obi-Ezekpazu v Avon Ground Rents Ltd [2022] UKUT 121 (LC)   Summary  A landlord’s knowledge of a tenant’s address for service cannot subsequently be imputed to their successor in title who has no actual knowledge of that address.  The fact that a lease incorporates the regulations of s.196 of the Law of Property Act 1925 (‘sufficient service of notices if left at the tenant’s last known address’) does not count as a tenant ‘notifying the…

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