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Does the lease say he can charge for this please?
I can review the whole lease but it would be an extra cost? Or I can give advice based on what you have told me?
Sure. If the landlord agrees in principle, that should be enough. It says consent not to be unreasonably withheld and he has done just that.
But he wants to charge a fee. He can't do that as the lease does not allow it. He is entitled to have the pay any of his legal costs, but no more.
The lease does not say it is conditional upon a fee. Only his consent, he has given it.
So he can not charge you, the lease does not allow it,
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
If you have consent in writing then yes. But you need to negotiate the fee. Just say it's not in the contract and therefore not liable to pay.
Does that clarify?
Indeed, only his legal costs for doing the work
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