Edwards & Walkden (Norfolk) Ltd v City of London Corporation .
This case tilts the law in favour of landlords when it comes to lease renewal, where landlords want to use renewal as an opportunity to update service charge clauses to reflect best practice and ensure that their leases are consistent. Previous case law will no longer prevent landlords from introducing new service charge provisions, although the courts will still look at them carefully and they will need to be consistent with the RICS Code of Practice: Service Charges in Commercial Property.
Read Allyson Colby’s analysis of the case in an easy-to-digest comment, which highlights the key findings.
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