Yesterday, the Lands Tribunal – so beloved of those of us who practice in the field of leasehold property law – ceased to be. It has been replaced by the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) which, confusingly, is known as… the Lands Tribunal.
There is currently a major re-organisation of tribunals in England and Wales and, broadly, the intention is to bring them all together in one structure whereby there will be a number of different “Chambers” with first-tier and upper-tier tribunals.
The Lands Tribunal has become the “upper-tier” of the Lands Chamber. Strangely, the LVT has not become the first-tier tribunal. That, we suspect, will come later.
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