Solicitors squabble in High Court, while leaseholders face a £30,000 right to manage legal bill

Moral among residents at Kingsmere in Brighton has collapsedd after the LVT defeat, with one resident losing £3,000 of savings to mount the action. They now face a £30,000 loss and will continue to be managed by their freehold-owning landlord

Residents at the Kingsmere estate in Brighton, who have been left facing legal bills of £30,000 following a disastrous right to manage action, are being dragged into a squabble between rival firms of leasehold solicitors. Last Thursday (July 26) Yashmin Mistry, the leasehold solicitor with JPC Law who acted for them, was the subject of […]

£30,000 bill for RTM ‘fiasco’

A group of 120 leaseholders in Brighton have failed in their bid to win “right to manage” and have been left with a legal bill of more than £30,000. The RTM company set up at Kingsmere, a Seventies building on the London Road in Brighton, has only £800 left in the accounts and faces going […]