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on a shop I have on a ten year lease the landlord failed to

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on a shop I have on a ten year lease the landlord failed to issue a service charge demand fo the last 2.5 years up to then it was demanded on a quorterly basis with the Rent, I recieved a letter with all the demands in recently asking for the full amount, is this legal, what is the law's view of this
Best Regards Tony
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
Normally service charge demands may be made up to 6 years after the date the service charge became payable if the lease was not made as a deed. If it was made as a deed, the service charge may be demanded up to 12 years after it became due.
You may enter into an arrangement with the landlord to pay off the service charge in instalments.
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