New powers limit landlords recovering cost of litigation from leaseholders
At present the courts or tribunals can make an order limiting the ability to recover professional fees incurred at the...
Usually, the buyer’s solicitor will send questions for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so. They may charge a reasonable administration fee for answering the questions.
Any administration charge demanded by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of leaseholder’s rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, otherwise the charge is not payable.
More information you might find useful:
- Service Charges and other issues: Administration charges
- What can I do if I disagree with an administration charge?
- More Frequently Asked Questions on Administration charges
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