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Arundel Corporation v Khokher [2003] EWCA Civ 1784

Rent reviews - Notices - Service of counternotice - Tenant's solicitor informed of change in location of landlord's place of business - Tenant treated as having his solicitor's knowledge of landlord's address

9 January 2004

Appeal of landlord (AC) from the judge's decisions that: (i) the tenant (K) had validly served a counternotice in response to its rent review notice, and (ii) AC had unreasonably withheld its consent to a proposed subletting of part of the demised premises to a third party C. The demised premises comprised a ground floor retail unit and two floors of residential flats. By the lease which K had entered into, he was required to serve a counternotice to any rent review notice at AC's last known place of abode or business. K claimed to have served the counternotice at the address provided in the lease, that address being AC's registered office at the time. AC had argued unsuccessfully before the judge that such service had been invalid since its solicitors had informed K's solicitors, before K had served his counternotice, that it had changed its registered office. AC had also argued that it had been entitled to withhold its consent to the subletting as K had not replied to certain queries...

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