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1. Dear Nicole, the bot***** *****ne is that you won't win your application to set aside the County Court judgment whereby you were served at the address to which the leasehold property relates because there is a clause in every property management agreement allowing service on the address to which the property management fees relate. So, the bot***** *****ne is that if the property management company opposes your application to set aside the County Court Judgment, they will win. Not you. So, if they are willing to go along with you setting aside the CCJ, on the payment of GBP 340, you should simply pay the money and get what you are seeking as it will improve your credit file. I know it might seem like a lot of money. However, that is how the position stands.
2. Furthermore, if you don't pay the GBP 340 and the property management company win their case in court, you will be liable for your own costs and theirs as they will get their costs of defending your application. So, you will end up paying anyway. The legal fees for defending an application to set aside a CCJ will be more than GBP 340. So, you should simply pay now and avoid a bigger bill later.
3. I appreciate this is not what you wanted to hear. However, this is the reality of the litigation you are engaged in. The property management company will have met this situation before and will know the legal position. This is why they have simply ignored your argument that there be a reduction in the GBP 340 fees.
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