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Following the ruling today in this matter, letting agent terms of business may well contain some significant flaws and unenforceable terms. In particular any term which seeks to charge a commission fee where the landlord sells the property to the tenant will be deemed unfair. In addition, where an agent seeks to charge commission on […]
The OFT press release on today’s judgment can be found here The judgement can be found in full here
Its 9.30 and we’re waiting for the judge to give his decision which should start 10.00. It appears that both parties have had early copies of his judgment and hints have started to leak. First indications appear to show that the oft have succeeded on the matter of charging commission to landlords who sell their […]
The judgement in this matter is being rendered at 10am tomorrow in the High Court. PainSmith solicitors are contracted to one of the main organisations representing lettings agents to provide a brief electronic response and a full consideration. The brief response should be available late tomorrow.