News | February 25, 2019

Estate agent triumphs in commission battle at Supreme Court – EG 13/02/2019

The article was originally published by EG on 13/02/2019.

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of an estate agent in its more than decade-old dispute with a developer over commission of £42,000 plus VAT in respect of the sale of a number of flats in Hackney.

Matthew Cropp, partner at Wedlake Bell LLP, which acted for Wells, said the decision indicates that it may be “relatively easy” for agents to get relief under the Estate Agents Act, even if their default is serious.

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