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Lease Extensions & Leasehold Enfranchisement

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.

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.

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.

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

Lease extensions FAQs
What is a lease extension?
Can I extend my lease?
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Statutory lease extensions of flats FAQs
What is a statutory lease extension?
Am I qualifying tenant?
How much does it cost to extend your lease?

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

Free Initial Consultation

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

Tel: +44 (0) 1276 854 948   

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