It's episode 6 of The Agenda, and this time Jonathan Seitler QC's agenda is that our system of dilapidations is “perfectly formed” – which is why so few disputes ever make it to court.
But, for Jonathan Ross, property litigation partner at Forsters, dilapidations is anything but – not least because neither landlords nor tenants understand how it works.
Discussion ranges from the potential for improvement and the merits of the mediation process, to shopping for bananas and Monty Python’s Life of Brian.
But will either Jonathan persuade the other round to his point of view? Find out by listening to The Agenda.