Retirement site loses right to manage appeal after three years. Now what’s the cost?

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Residents not informed of court decision of a month ago What are the freeholder’s legal costs? Right To Manage Federation has said it would pay Elim Court’s battle to break free of London freeholder Israel Moskovitz and his associate Joseph Gurvits has failed on appeal to the Upper Tribunal. The ruling on the right to […]

Brixton Hill Court wins right to manage after first effort cost £25,000

Brixton Hill Court has won right to manage, defeating a strong legal challenge by freeholder Springquote Limited

The residents of Brixton Hill Court have won their right to manage application after their first attempt saw them looking at legal costs of £42,000, subsequently reduced to around £25,000. The ruling is dated September 27, which means there is still a possibility of the freeholder appealing.

MPs call for all-party group on leasehold, and to stop right to manage being thwarted

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The Westminster meeting on Tuesday March 11 on right to manage organized by Leasehold Knowledge Partnership / Carlex saw an all-party group on leasehold becoming more likely. The move would certainly be backed by Sir Peter Bottomley, Conservative Swindon MPs Justin Tomlinson and Robert Buckland, as well as Jim Fitzpatrick, Labour MP for Poplar and […]

Pensioners lose leasehold right to manage application for the third time

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Leasehold pensioners in Plymouth have failed for the third time to break free from London managing agent Joseph Gurvits, LKP was informed yesterday. Elim Court’s third right to manage application in the past 18 months was thrown out at the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal owing to a mistake in the application. The decision is a bitterly […]

Metro Central Heights wins largest ever right to manage action

Metro Central Heights in Elephant and Castle also won RTM, but has kept Peverel on for a year

The biggest ever right to manage case has been won at the multi-storey, 422-apartment Metro Central Heights in London’s Elephant and Castle, but Peverel has been retained as managing agent. Its performance will be reviewed after 12 months and then the residents will decide whether to offer the management contract up for tender. The site, […]