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Hello I am a solicitor with over 15 years experience. I will try to help you with this.
I am a little unclear about the question you wish to have answered. I think you will need to look at the head lease and the constitution of the company.
The head lease was taken over from the original landlords. Then we ran things ourselves.
No actual constitution was put in place but agreements at meetings and notes were taken so things like a free for all wouldn't take place i.e. it is a managed block within the terms of the lease or by agreement of all the shareholders for anything of significance in the head lease to be overturned. It was previously discussed having a set of terms and conditions or constitution put in place that could then be used in conjunction with the head lease but this didn't materialise. We are a small block and as such the notes from the meetings that were documented would act as evidence of decisions and how they were made.
It is clear that now there are many owner investors that a constitution with a set of terms and conditions needs to be put in place to officially protect the lease.
If the agreement, as documented, has always been that anything on the head lease that is overturned must be done across the board by all co-owners of the lease. Then surely there are legal grounds for even one or two people to veto any changes to the head lease as they bought into this lease when they purchased the property.
Please can you suggest a possible way forward.
Surely the head lease provides individual flat owners with some protection?
I am not going to be bale to give you a clear answer here. You need to look at the head lease and at the documents you refer to to see what is possible in this situation.