“Pay Now, Argue Later”: tenant-friendly interpretation of service charge provisions provides grist for disputes
This case is of interest because commercial service charges are very rarely reviewed by the Supreme Court. The majority decision gives a surprisingly tenant-friendly view on what was a very traditionally worded service charge schedule. As a result, landlords are now at risk of more pushback and argument from their tenants about the service charges they pay.
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