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Loss of Chance in Professional Negligence Cases

This is a brief introduction to what is a hugely complex topic, defending liability under seeking redress in respect of timeshare contracts. Before I do that, I need to explain two matters. One is the central “mischief” of timeshare contracts. The second is the structure of such contracts. The central mischief is that clients find […]

Service charges, the burden of proof and reasonableness of decisions

David Partington provides Part 2 of his insight into the recent case of The Gateway (Leeds) Management Ltd v Naghash and Shamsizedah [2015] UKUT 0333 (LC). This instalment considers where the burden of proof rests and the discretion of the First Tier Tribunal.

All animals are created equal: service charge or fixed charge?

What is a service charge and what is simply a fixed charge incurred under a lease? David Partington was successful in the recent case of The Gateway (Leeds) Management Ltd v Naghash and Shamsizedah UKUT 0333 (LC) and explains the decision of the First-tier Tribunal here.