Richard Oughton successfully obtains a declaration under Part I of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

In Goulden v Milne [2024] EW Misc 1 (CC) Richard Oughton successfully obtained a declaration that the tenants of a building comprising residential flats could acquire the freehold pursuant to Part 1 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987. 
HH Judge Keyser KC held that notices under s3 and s3A Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 could only be served after completion of the purchase of the reversion and not before. The Judge declined to be drawn upon the consequences of where there was a gap between completion of the purchase and registration.
The full judgment can be found on Bailii, Goulden v Milne [2024] EW Misc 1 (CC) and on Mouse in the Court -

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