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Service and administration charges

Gross LJ in Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson [2011] EWCA Civ 38 at para 7). -One of the singular aspects of most long leases of flats is that the landlord covenants to repair and maintain the block but the tenants covenant to meet the cost through a service charge. Often, service charges extend beyond repair to cover improvements. How, when and by whom and at what cost the work is done is decided by the landlord, despite the fact that…

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