Furious LVT victor complains that managing agent also sits on the tribunal panel


A pensioner who won £3,500 at a Leasehold Valuation Tribunal has made a formal complaint that Benjamin Mire, who runs a large property management company and was criticised in the case, also sits on the same local LVT as a panel member. “This is a clear conflict of interest and affronts every notion of justice […]

Mainstay loses prime Norwich site to right to manage

Nu Centrale in the centre of Norwich opted for right to manage ... and a new manager

The 98-unit NU Centrale in the centre of Norwich has dropped Mainstay and opted to be managed by LKP-registered Norwich Residential Management. The residents had been considering right to manage for more than two years but as 90 per cent of the block is rented out they were making limited progress contacting all the leaseholders. […]

LKP and Carlex websites top 100,000 page views in November

Leasehold Knowledge website traffic for November (left), and Carlex (right)

November figures on the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership and Carlex websites show a surge in leaseholder readership, with more than 108,000 page views. The figures confirm widespread interest in leasehold and in measures to reform its many abuses. Visitors to the sites amount to nearly 23,000 – a figure that rebuts advice from the (three) officials in […]