Landlord fined £5,000

A landlord has been fined £5,000 for renting out an “abandoned house.” Josh Ahmad failed to notify Ashford Borough Council who brought the case against Ahmed after finding an empty house filled with tenants. Council officers suspected five or more people lived at the house. However, an HMO license couldn’t be given and enforcement action

Ban For Solicitor

A solicitor has been struck off by the solicitors disciplinary tribunal after he enabled a £62,000 overpayment on a property. Milan Patel, sole director of ALD Legal Solicitors was instructed by a resident of Saudi Arabia to purchase a UK property on his behalf. According to the judgment, the property was transferred from the seller