1. Is this a house, flat, or commercial property? The legal position can differ between them. For instance, g/r is not deemed due unless a Notice under s.166 of Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 is served by L, but this applies only to "..a long lease of a dwelling..."
Originally Posted by arwen
2. Section 146 of the Law of Property Act 1925 does not apply to rent arrears, so L's fees in issuing an inapplicable notice should not be recoverable.
3. What precisely does your lease stipulate? Tell us the EXACT wording which you think may allow L to charge for costs.
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