Rakusen v Jepson and others appeal upheld and Upper Tribunal Decision Overturned.
In what is the most important news for Landlords who find their property has been sublet unknowingly in Rent to Rent Residential to HMO situations. the Rent to Rent company will be held responsible.
Following intricate calculations by Martin Rodger QC at the UTLC, these have been quashed at Appeal in the High Court.
Lord Justice Baker along with Lord Justice Arnold and Lady Justice Andrews handed down from the Royal Court of Justice Appeal by email today.
This is significant and will protect senior landlords and freeholders who do not knowingly permit the subletting of their properties which then so need to be licensed.
If you are a landlord with issues, this is a case we knew intimately
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