The parties disputed the effect of 5 versions of a clause in lease by the appellant to various lessees on a chalet park.
 EWHC 3451 (Ch)
England and Wales
At ChD – Arnold v Britton and Others CA 22-Jul-2013
The court examined provisions in leases creating service charges. The disputed provision increased the service charge by 10% every year.
Held: Davis LJ discussed the thinking behind the clause: ‘Lack of correspondence between outlay and . .
At ChD – Arnold v Britton and Others SC 10-Jun-2015
Absurdity did not defeat a clear clause
A standard lease of plots on a caravan park, contained a provision which appeared to increase the rent by 10% in each year. The tenants argued that such a substantial increase could not have been intended.
Held: The tenants’ appeal failed . .
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Contract, Landlord and Tenant
Updated: 23 November 2021; Ref: scu.466447