Right to Manage & Service Charges
By Brian Jones
Estates Gazette – 2004 – 194 pages
This book will be essential reading for anyone involved in the management of blocks of flats, or considering acquiring the management of their block. Written by a lawyer well versed in leasehold law, the book's aim is to give a practical guide to a wide variety of management issues, concentrating especially on the pitfalls presented by the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 and how they may be avoided or overcome.
Brian Jones is a lawyer well known in the field of residential property management. He started to specialise in leasehold law in 1988, especially the litigation side, and has a particular intest in blocks of flats and service charges. Before setting up in practice on his own account in January 2003 Brian was head of the landlord and tenant litigation unit at Shoosmiths.