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    Hi All, the directors and managing agent have through their actions breached the landlord own covenants and should not be benefitting from the breach. Do I take this to county court as I dont think this is within the FTT jurisdiction?

    I suggest that you apply to the FTT for reduction of annual service charge due to non-compliance to the lease or due failure to maintain your building. You can apply for reduction of service charge for past years if you have proof.


      The FTT wont deal with it they say its not in their jurisdiction, the directors have induced the company to breach the lease so that the cost can not be challenged at FTT..its breach of contract!


        I suggest you study the free guide of FTT jurisdiction and costs of application to the FTT . You can ask for a judgement on the reasonableness of the service charge.

        The LEASE website keeps records of past FTT judgements on service charges and you can search their data base for cases of servivice charge reduction..


          Thank you Gordon however the way the managing agent and directors have structured the deal...asking the leaseholders to pay a third party directly does not come under FTT I have studied cases addition the directors and managing agent entered into contracts when the company had no money. They failed to collect service charges beforehand for the contracts


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