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I am contesting the service charge claim by the freeholder.

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I am contesting the service charge claim by the freeholder. They filed a case in County Court. I requested the Court to transfer the case to First-tier Tribunal Chamber in London. But the freeholder's solicitors have now given the court Notice of Proposed Allocation to the Fast Track.
As I want the case to go to Tribunal and NOT Fast Track, how should I respond to the court?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  LondonlawyerJ replied 2 years ago.
Customer:

Hello, I am a solicitor with 20 years experience. I will try to help you with this. You can apply to transfer the case to the FTT. The court will have regard to the following: The FTT is an expert tribunal and thus better able to deal with the dispute, if there is a complex question of law then the court may be more appropriate, a transfer may involve delay which is to be avoided ( this is especially a problem if the court has mad directions), are there issues other than the service charge issue (if there are this will count against transfer).

Customer:

You may well think it is sensible to instruct a solicitor to help you in this case. You can find one local to you using this link. http://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/

Expert:  LondonlawyerJ replied 2 years ago.
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