You will want to check your agreement, sometime there are clauses with stipulate that you will be liable for any legal costs with are imposed upon the pursuer in these matters. However if that is not the case and you are being asked to pay these, at this point there is no legal obligation to they would require to make an application against you to seek these sums. Prior to making any decisions, you will want to establish if you are liable for these under the lease agreement. You can look through this yourself or ask a solicitor to review the lease for you.
I shall provide you with a helpful link that will assist you in finding a solicitor/representative near your local area. This will provide you with someone nearby your area who can assist you if required.
I hope this information proved helpful. You will find a local solicitor who deals with these matters on the law society webpage which is as follows;
https://www.lawsoc-ni.org/solicitors (N. Ireland)
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