Standard pre action letter – Rent arrears AST (tenant in occupation)

Introduction Since April 2009, landlords or agents should serve a letter before claim when planning court proceedings. When to send letter A section 8 notice is ideally served when a tenant is two months or more in arrears. However, a pre action letter could be sent...

Sanctions for non-compliance with a pre action protocol

PRACTICE DIRECTION – PRE-ACTION CONDUCT Sanctions for non-compliance 4.5 The court will look at the overall effect of non-compliance on the other party when deciding whether to impose sanctions. 4.6 If, in the opinion of the court, there has been non-compliance, the...