Alastair Redpath-Stevens (Hardwicke) – Costs, forfeiture and waiver: an unholy trinity

 

Alastair Redpath-Stevens of Hardwicke considers HHJ Huskinson’s decision in Stemp and anor v 6 Ladbroke Gardens Management Ltd. This was an appeal to the Upper Tribunal from a decision of the First-tier Tribunal Property Chamber (Residential Property) that the Stemps should pay an administration charge in relation to costs incurred by the respondent in contemplation of proceedings under section 146 of the Law of Property Act 1925.

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