LT LANDLORD AND TENANT – service charges – liability – whether lessee liable for management costs – held lessee liable for costs incurred in providing specified services under lease but not otherwise – Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 s 27A.
 EWLands LRX – 114 – 2007
Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 27A
England and Wales
Cited – Charrington and Co Ltd v Wooler HL 1914
The court is entitled to know the surrounding circumstances which prevailed when the contract was made. A contract is not to be construed in a vacuum. The term ‘market’ did not have a ‘fixed legal significance’ .
Lord Dunedin said: ‘in order to . .
Cited – Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society HL 19-Jun-1997
Account taken of circumstances wihout ambiguity
The respondent gave advice on home income plans. The individual claimants had assigned their initial claims to the scheme, but later sought also to have their mortgages in favour of the respondent set aside.
Held: Investors having once . .
Cited – Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA v Ali, Khan and others (No 1); BCCI v Ali HL 1-Mar-2001
Cere Needed Releasing Future Claims
A compromise agreement which appeared to claim to settle all outstanding claims between the employee and employer, did not prevent the employee later claiming for stigma losses where, at the time of the agreement, the circumstances which might lead . .
Cited – Brent v Hamilton LT 23-Oct-2006
LT LANDLORD AND TENANT – service charges – liability – lease granted under Right to Buy legislation – whether lessee liable for management costs incurred in providing services – held lessee liable. . .
Cited – Gilje and others v Charlgrove Securities Ltd CA 4-Oct-2001
The court was asked as to the liability of five underlessees to pay the rent for a caretaker employed by the landlord. The lease envisaged a caretaker living in the building. Previously the caretaker had been paid a larger wage but had then paid a . .
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Updated: 12 February 2021; Ref: scu.278632