Topics to be covered during this course include:
Introduction to the FTT
  • What is the FTT?
  • Where does it sit?
  • Who makes the decisions?
Origins/jurisdiction of the FTT
  • The origins of the FTT
  • Relationship between the FTT and the County Court
  • Sources of FTT jurisdiction
  • Counterclaims and declarations in the FTT
Main disputes heard by the Tribunal
  • Lease extension and Leasehold enfranchisement disputes
  • Service charge and administrative charge disputes
  • Right to Manage (RTM) disputes
  • Lease variation disputes
  • Forfeiture disputes
  • Land registration disputes
Procedure in the FTT
  • The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Property Chamber) Rules 2013
  • Statements of case
  • Directions
  • Evidence and site inspections
  • Experts in the FTT
  • The hearing
  • Consent orders and decisions
  • Appeals
Costs and the FTT
  • The cost of lodging an application
  • The ongoing costs of proceedings
  • The FTT’s jurisdiction to make cost orders
Practical tips for appearing in the FTT: Advocacy in the FTT

Dispute resolution – is adjudication a temporary or final resolution? Arbitration versus litigation
Fern Horsfield-Schonhut

Fern Horsfield-Schonhut

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