The Commons debate on leasehold reform took place after the intervention of LKP patrons Jim Fitzpatrick and Sir Peter Bottomley. The debate can be seen here: http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/fc53bd87-8abf-4986-b7ce-6a7a488b8cfc The debate can be read here: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2016-12-20/debates/4F15110B-F6D5-4FA1-9154-536BD848130E/LeaseholdAndCommonholdReform The catalyst was the scandal of Taylor Wimpey selling homes between 2007-2011 with doubling ground rents and then selling the freeholds […]
The case against Benjamin Mire’s Trust Property Management is not to be continued after it ran out of time earlier this year. The set-back is a humiliating failure by RICS, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, whose disciplinary regime is in tatters after a separate legal challenge has now called into question 317 previous disciplinary […]
Trust Property Management is up before the RICS disciplinary panel – only seven months after its owner Benjamin Mire was cleared of all disciplinary charges. This time three days have been set aside to examine the affairs of Trust Property Management, based in Colindale, north London. Full details here In summer 2013 Benjamin Mire, a […]
… but Bottomley names him yet again in the Commons hours earlier UPDATE June 4: Statement of RICS on the case Controversial property manager Benjamin Mire was today cleared of all disciplinary charges by his professional body, RICS. The result will be a crushing disappointment to leaseholders who have repeatedly complained about Mr Mire, the […]
Benjamin Mire, who frequently represented his client Lakeside Developments at the property tribunal while also holding a judicial appointment, faces a two-day disciplinary hearing of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors on June 1-2. Mr Mire, whose own firm Trust Property Management is based in Colindale, north London, is to be heard on four formal charges (listed […]
Trust Property Management, whose CEO Benjamin Mire is facing disciplinary proceedings from his professional body RICS, is no longer up for sale. It was put on the market on September 10 last year through Bluebox Corporate Finance, but earlier this month this process came to an end.
… and he has suffered “anguish, apprehension and £3 million in losses” since being removed from his judicial appointment at the property tribunal. And there’s the “impact on his human rights” Property manager Benjamin Mire (left) yesterday failed in the high court to block RICS from conducting a disciplinary investigation into his conduct. Mr Mire, a […]
Former property tribunal panel member and chartered surveyor Benjamin Mire has put his company Trust Property Management up for sale, it was announced yesterday. Mire, a property manager based in Colindale, north London, has been engulfed in controversy over the past 18 months.
Judge Siobhan McGrath has apologised to the leaseholder whose complaints led to Benjamin Mire losing his judicial appointment. The apology to Colin Dennard, 73, of Ferndown in Dorset, is an acknowledgement that the Residential Property Tribunal Service (RPTS), of which McGrath was the Senior President, bungled the issue. (She is now president of the new Property […]
UPDATE July 18: LEASE finally appears to have dropped the enterprises of controversial property manager Benjamin Mire from its professional directory – which are paid-for adverts. Eight days after LEASE ruled that all advertising associated with controversial property manager Benjamin Mire be removed from the quango’s website, it is still there. On July 8 […]
The Leasehold Advisory Service has finally decided to bar controversial managing agent Benjamin Mire from advertising on the LEASE website. The decision was announced today and applies to Benjamin Mire’s companies Trust Property Management and Benjamin Mire Chartered Surveyors. Mire, a property manager based in Colindale, north London, resigned from his judicial appointment to the […]
Housing Minister Kris Hopkins addressed the “serious matter” of Benjamin Mire and Trust Property Management advertising on the website of the Leasehold Advisory Service. In a parliamentary answer, Kris Hopkins said: “The practitioner list is not meant to be a fully comprehensive list, nor does inclusion constitute a recommendation by LEASE. Firms pay a fee […]
The Leasehold Advisory Service has today issued a statement to LKP saying that it will continue to promote the commercial activities of controversial managing agent Benjamin Mire. But new terms and conditions mean the taxpayer-funded quango can boot out any leasehold professional advertiser “at any time in our sole discretion”. Pointedly, it states that Mire […]
Sir Peter Bottomley has told the chairman of the Leasehold Advisory Service Deep Sagar to stop advertising the services of Benjamin Mire – or resign. Mire, the chief executive of Trust Property Management based in Colindale, north London, is a chartered surveyor who sat as a panel member of the property tribunal until he resigned […]
The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) is going to keep on taking money from controversial managing agent Benjamin Mire after dithering over the issue for FOUR months. Mire, the chief executive of Trust Property Management, is a chartered surveyor who was a panel member of the property tribunal until he resigned in the midst of an […]
Deep Sagar (right), the chairman of the Leasehold Advisory Service, is to decide whether Benjamin Mire be permitted to continue to advertise in quango’s professional directory. It costs Mire, the CEO of Trust Property Management in north London, £519 plus VAT to do so. Last summer, the chartered surveyor resigned his judicial appointment to the […]