ARMA Service Charges And Cladding Post Grenfell : Practical Lessons For Property Managers

Speakers: Roger Hardwick, Simon Allison (Landmark Chambers)

For those landlords, management companies, RTM companies and managing agents who manage buildings with combustible cladding, and the leaseholders who live in those buildings, one question will have overshadowed all others over the last 18 months: who is going to pay for the removal and replacement of the cladding?

In this webinar  Roger Hardwick, Residential Leasehold Partner at Brethertons and Simon Allison  Barrister from Landmark Chambers with together analyse current  case law and  decisions and identify the actions that Property Managers should be considering in the aftermath of the Grenfell disaster.

Subjects to be considered include:-

  • 2 years post Grenfell: Typical issues with buildings that are arising in practice
  • Enforcement Powers (e.g. Fire Safety Order – obligations / fire risk assessments / Responsible Persons / liaison with FRS etc / prohibition orders + HHSRS enforcement by councils)
  • Issues around mitigating measures: waking watch, sprinklers, fire alarms
  • Options for recovery of costs
  • Approach of FTT to date / common issues arising
  • Strategies to protect position of freeholders who forward fund works (s20B/dispensation/risks for recovery where delay works)
  • Recovery against others e.g. developers and under building warranty

To book a place on this webinar, please register here.