Don’t rest on your laurels

Landlords should not be lulled into false sense of security by a recent case against a managing agent, writes Craig Weston.

A property managing agent has been fined following the tragic death of a woman hit by a large wooden panel which had blown off the roof of the Mander Shopping Centre in in Wolverhampton in 2017.

The detail of the decision and its implications make for compelling reading – not only for managing agents, but also for landlords and property investors.

The case is curious and surprising as it is a rare example of where