Buying or Selling Freehold Reversions

Our award winning Leasehold Enfranchisement team are experts in the leasehold reform sector.


Our Leasehold Enfranchisement team have the specialist knowledge and experience to advise you in Collective Enfranchisement & the Right of First Refusal.

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Sarah Osborne

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

Sarah Osborne

Sarah is a Partner at Hart Brown and the Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement. Enfranchisement is a niche area of property law that entitles flat owners to take over control and ownership of their building.

Sarah brings 13 years' experience to the firm and to her role, having practised as a Licenced Conveyancer between 2005 – 2013, and as a Solicitor from 2013 onwards.

Clients value Sarah's depth of experience and pro-active approach to each case.

Leasehold Enfranchisement | 12th November 2019

Lease Extensions – A Taxing Issue

You are a flat owner.  After a lot of hard work you have managed to persuade your fellow flat owners to purchase the freehold of...

Sarah Osborne

Leasehold Enfranchisement | 7th October 2019

Is Right to Manage the Right Way?

The Right to Manage (RTM) has been available for flat owners since it became law in 2002. It allows flat owners the right for the...

Sarah Osborne

Leasehold Enfranchisement | 6th September 2019

Is Commonhold for the common good?

Commonhold is receiving a lot of attention due to the recent Law Commission paper on resurrecting this process. This is part of a long (and...

Sarah Osborne

Leasehold Enfranchisement | 16th May 2018

WARNING FOR LANDLORDS… How does a revocable licence become an...

The recent judgment by the Court of Appeal in the case of The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond v 4-6 Trinity Church Square...

Suzannah Johnson

Leasehold Enfranchisement | 26th July 2017

Consultation Paper – Tackling Unfair Practices in the Leasehold Market

On Tuesday of this week, 25th July 2017, the Department for Communities and Local Government released its consultation paper “Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Leasehold Enfranchisement | 6th July 2017

The Costs Jurisdiction of the First-Tier Tribunal Property Chamber

The costs jurisdiction of the FTT which is now contained in Rule 13 of the Tribunal (Procedure First-tier Tribunal) (Property Chamber) Rules 2013 has now...

Emily Fitzpatrick

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