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

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
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

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

Emily Fitzpatrick Named as ERMAS 2017 Award Finalist

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we can announce that Emily Fitzpatrick, Partner in Leasehold Enfranchisement, is a finalist in the Regional Professional...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

The new property trap affecting thousands

Earlier today, the BBC ran an article on an increasingly common trap affecting thousands of families across England and Wales. We asked Emily Fitzpatrick, Head...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 31st January 2017

Top Tips for Lessees for a Collective Enfranchisement or Right...

If you are a lessee or a group of lessees considering acquiring your freehold of your block of flats under the Leasehold Reform Housing and...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 19th October 2016

Don’t forget the Garage! – Statutory Lease Extensions of Flats

A claim for a lease extension under the provisions of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 relates to a flat held on...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 19th October 2016

Service of Notices under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban...

When serving claim notices under section 13 or 42, or counter-notices under section 21 or 45 of the 1993 Act it is important that practitioners...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 6th October 2016

National Leasehold Survey 2016 – A Management Minefield

The findings of the National Leasehold Survey 2016 have recently been published, which revealed some concerning, but not particularly surprising results. With the leasehold sector...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 15th August 2016

The “Ground Rent Cap” in Leasehold Enfranchisement

The amount of ground rent payable in a long lease is one important part of valuing the premium to be paid for a lease extension...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 8th August 2016

First-tier Tribunal introduces fees for enfranchisement matters

On 25th July 2016 Statutory Instrument No. 807 of 2016 came into force bringing about amendments to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) Fees Order 2013....

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

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