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Recovery of Legal Costs in Leases

There are few issues which raise temperatures so much between landlord and tenant, as a landlord passing on its legal and surveying costs to the tenant

Areas covered

  • Conveyancing costs upon the grant of a lease
  • How to deal with the issue of costs upon a request for a landlord’s consent
  • The recovery of legal costs through service charges
  • The inclusion of costs in dilapidations claims
  • Costs of serving section 146 notices
  • And the liability for costs upon obtaining relief from forfeiture