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Property Lease & Enfranchisement

Our Property law team has specialists in lease extensions and enfranchisement of leasehold houses.

Whether you are a Landlord or a Tenant, at Herrington Carmichael LLP we have a wealth of knowledge to help guide you through the process.

Leasehold & Enfranchisement

Introduced to restore the historical imbalance between the inherently disadvantaged Tenant and the monopolistic Landlord, laws on leasehold enfranchisement now provide for a breadth of collective and individual rights.

Our Landlord & Tenant services:
We offer a full range of services for both Landlords and Tenants in relation to:

  • Lease extensions of flats and houses (both under the statutory procedure and by private treaty)
  • Enfranchisement of leasehold houses
  • Collective Enfranchisement and Rights to Manage for groups of tenants
  • Rights of First Refusal

It’s important to understand the rights available to you if you are a Tenant to ensure you are able to maximise the value of your asset, and it is equally important for Landlords to be aware of what rights their tenants have to ensure that they deal with their reversionary estate in the best way possible. We would suggest that you contact us to discuss your options at the earliest opportunity to ensure that you take the best steps forward in realising your property value. We offer initial consultations free of charge and are always happy to host video calls for individuals, landlords or groups of tenants (or in person when permitted) to explain the process and how we can help.

The Leasehold Advisory Service is an excellent resource and one stop shop for initial advice, facts and figures.

For further information please contact Joshua Watkins on 01276 854 948.

Business Leases

Whether you are landlord with a property to let or a tenant looking to take a new lease for your business we are here to help. Business Lease Services >

Statutory Lease Extension of Flats FAQs

Members of ALEP

As a member of ALEP (Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practioners) we have been vetted to ensure that we have significant expertise in leasehold enfranchisement. Membership of ALEP acts as a badge of assurance so that landlords and tenants can be confident that they are employing professionals with the right level of experience in handling potentially complex transactions.

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