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    #16
    Another thought. I'm sure the leases will include a covenant to keep the dwelling on a good state of repair. All you are doing is fulfilling your lease. Surely that supersedes an unjustifiably rigid and harsh demand.

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      #17
      Good point - thank you!

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        #18
        Make a complaint to the SRA ( Solicitors Regulation Authority ) against the landlord's solicitor and ask for that solicitor to withdraw their letter with apologies. It only costs you the postage stamp

        You should read the Sunday papers ( Times or Telegraph ) , they have a columnist who takes up reader's complaints against abusive banks and win back some compensation.

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          #19
          That might be an excellent idea. Certainly something I will possibly use in the future.

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            #20
            Originally posted by Hopeful20 View Post
            Many thanks for your responses, everyone.

            This morning, I received a letter from the solicitors of the management company basically asking me to stop the works within 7 days or they might seek an injunction. Is anyone able to recommend solicitors to help me on this? The solicitors I used for the conveyancing are a bit slow at the moment.

            I would write back to the solicitors advising them works to your flat are essential and as the work will be taking place inside your flat social distancing can be observed.

            I would also set out the steps you will take to ensure social distancing to protect other residents and invite them to comment constructively on them

            If they do not agree with you ask them to flesh out their argument so you can consider it further. You will also advise them, if they seek an emergency injunction, that you will ask the court for the them to pay into court a sum of say £15,000 to cover your claim for damages should, when the matter is heard several months later, there are no proper grounds for them making such a regulation.

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              #21
              Many thanks, all. This thread has been extremely helpful and reassuring. I will keep you updated on how this pans out.

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