HHJ Cotter sitting in the County Court Exeter has ruled that the landlords of Atlantic Bays cannot charge 75% of their legal costs incurred in the County Court hearings Part 1 and 2 to the service charge. See ruling below
The determination of the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber for major works in 2008 and 2009 and for the reasonableness of service charges for 2010 – 2012 at Atlantic Bays Holiday Park has now been handed down. See below
The PCTA appeal of the First Tier Tribunal judgement concerning On-Account service charge payments for 2015 has been dismissed. The PCTA members have now been ordered to pay the £1,757.52 + VAT as determined by the FtT.
Although this case does not apply to Atlantic Bays it does involve the landlords Mr and Mrs Francis.
In the initial case in the High Court (See “Landlords of Atlantic Bays Slated in Court Case” below) Mr and Mrs Francis were found to be misleading the courts and using people to their own ends. The case was taken to the Appeal Courts in London and the appeal has now been dismissed,
The landlords of Atlantic Bays Holiday Park (formerly Point Curlew) have been slated in a High Court action in Bristol.
They have been branded by HHJ McCahill as liars and attempting to mislead the court. He commented that Mr Francis would use people to achieve what he wanted. You can read a transcript of the judgement by following the links below.
Mr and Mrs Francis are apparently appealing the judgement in which costs were awarded against them in the region of £340,000.
Sept 25th – We have been informed that the appeal has been refused on paper. Mr and Mrs Francis may still apply for an oral hearing for permission to appeal.