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    #31
    Originally posted by Sarah B View Post
    ......How is £300+ per hour better value than £3 per title? ..................Both said you need a meeting and to vote them out. If court is required then it can if necessary be used to force a meeting if all else fails.

    So other methods were required: letter drops to all flats - the names of the leaseholders if the Companies House list is up to date, it may not be and it may not be listed as to which property belongs to whom. If flats are let, ask the tenants who their letting agent is and contact the owners that way. Legwork I'm afraid....

    Table A: Article 76 onwards describes the director process but you need a meeting in place first. Use the legislation as a template. You will need a minimum of 4 including yourself. The difficulty is ensuring that everyone is notified....you also need to be clear what you are going to propose as you have to say so in the request.
    IMO and from my own experience I considered the above to be good advice and most importantly achievable through continued hard work, without the extremely high costs that the use of a solicitor would incur.

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      #32
      My advice is always to avoid legal action if at all possible. I suspect however that the director and agent will ignore requests for a meeting of members and legal action will be required at some stage. I recommend that you choose your battles.

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        #33
        Good point "eagle2" - that is exactly what happened. We went ahead without them and distributed minutes. A solicitor then wrote to everyone to say the meeting was illegal, which it wasn't. Then fortunately, she capitulated on the advice of another solicitor whom she had convinced that she had support and passed the management to an agent. Had that not happened then we would have applied under S305.

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