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1st Edition

Right to Manage & Service Charges

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ISBN 9780728204287
Published March 29, 2004 by Estates Gazette
194 Pages

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Book Description

This book will be essential reading for anyone involved in the management of blocks of flats, or considering acquiring the management of their block. Written by a lawyer well versed in leasehold law, the book's aim is to give a practical guide to a wide variety of management issues, concentrating especially on the pitfalls presented by the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 and how they may be avoided or overcome.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Right to Manage; Chapter 1 Qualification and the Preliminary Steps; Chapter 2 Notice of Claim; Chapter 3 The Landlord’s Response; Chapter 4 Counternotices and Withdrawal; Chapter 5 Acquisition; Chapter 6 Rights, Duties and Responsibilities; Chapter 7 RTM Company’s Powers and Obligations; Chapter 8 Cessation of RTM; Chapter 9 Collective Enfranchisement; Part 2 Service Charges; Chapter 10 Widening the Definition; Chapter 11 The New Consultation Regime; Chapter 12 The New Accounting Regime; Chapter 13 The Role of the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal; Chapter 14 Insurance; Part 3 Ground Rent and Forfeiture; Chapter 15 Ground Rent; Chapter 16 Forfeiture; Part 4 Conclusions; Chapter 17 The Effects of the New Legislation; Chapter 18 Preparing for Change;

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Brian Jones is a lawyer well known in the field of residential property management. He started to specialise in leasehold law in 1988, especially the litigation side, and has a particular intest in blocks of flats and service charges. Before setting up in practice on his own account in January 2003 Brian was head of the landlord and tenant litigation unit at Shoosmiths.