On 5 May 2016, the Supreme Court will consider whether an intermediate landlord is in breach Lucinda_Richardson_ph[1]of the repairing obligations implied into short leases under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, s 11 in respect of the structure and exterior of a dwelling house, or, alternatively, whether lack of prior notice of any defect from the tenant acts to absolve the landlord from liability.

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