The Residential Tenancies Act 2010 provides a remedy for abandonment of a property by a tenant. We have received inquiries from our Members regarding the continued operation of the indemnity principle. Recently, there have been some NCAT decisions which have declared void, special conditions in leases regarding break fees. We asked Lisa Jemmeson from Jemmeson & Fisher Solicitors to clarify the position for our Members.
Read Lisa’s clarification on the legal issues here.
Jemmeson & Fisher Solicitors and Accountants
Jemmeson & Fisher are the providers of real estate legal advice to EAC and Lisa represents EAC on the NCAT Consumer and Commercial Division Consultative and General/Commercial Forums.