How semi-formal LVTs have become “legal torture” for leaseholders

Launching a Leasehold Valuation Tribunal action can be “quite daunting”, according to barrister Siobhan McGrath, who heads the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal service. She made this admission in an interview in last month’s Channel 4 Dispatches documentary Property Nightmare: The Truth About Leasehold. It is hardly a ringing commendation for the Tribunal system she oversees which […]

LVT: the things they never tell you

and the things they never tell you. This is the first in a series of articles designed to help leaseholders (always called tenants in the law) to understand (leasehold) law, the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal (LVT) and the “low cost” legal system intended to resolve issues arising on many aspects of leasehold law. Unfortunately there are […]