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I have a question about settlement agreement in relation to housing disrepair case have you got a solicitor specialised in the issue who can answer question now?
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Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 9 days ago.

I am an English Solicitor.

 

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I’ve reached a settlement or a draft of a settlement with my freehold with regards to housing disrepair claim.
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
The final bill for the works in relation to the disrepair has not yet been served
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Is the fall and final settlement is on the two parties or potentially my landlord can send me a major work for the final bill worth thousands of pounds how could I agree to a settlement if it’s full and final but just for one side if it makes sense
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 9 days ago.

Sorry, I do not understand. Are you the leaseholder or the freeholder? Who is offering the settlement?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I'm the leaseholder. The freehold, local council carried out major works for which estimated amount was paid. The works caused disrepsir in a sense they were not carried out to industry standards as per expert report. The settlement offered is full and final. I ask for it to include that no more additional demand for payment will be made as part of remedial works. The freehold refuse
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
So potentially could they ask me to pay thousand of pounds once finsl about was produced
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 9 days ago.

Thank you.

 

You are not liable for remedial works, that is the freeholder's obligation, so I do not see any reason to worry?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Well if it's all being served under one account, leaseholders are required to pay proportion of the landlord's costs. So I thought I'm liable for the costs of the works
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 9 days ago.

Sorry, I am finding it hard to understand you. I will opt out for another expert to try and assist you if possible.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Ok thanks