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Residential Service Charge decision causes a stir

It’s not often that tenant consultation processes on residential service charges set pulses racing. However, the recent Supreme Court judgment in Daejan Investments v Benson & Others may at least provoke some heated debate. In a split Court, in which the majority was charged with “subverting Parliament’s intentions” by dissenting judges, a decision was reached

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Campbell v Daejan: full service charge recovery not a given

Ed John considers the implications of the recent case of Campbell v Daejan On 20 November 2012, the Court of Appeal re-emphasised that there is no implication in service charge provisions that a landlord can recover 100% of its costs. In the case of Campbell v Daejan , the tenant was able successfully to argue