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
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 24th June 2016

Right to Manage: Ingenious attempts by landlords to object to...

The Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (“the 2002 Act”), in theory at least, gives a majority of qualifying leaseholders a no fault based right...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 14th June 2016

”Missing Landlords” For long leaseholders

What happens when you own a long lease of a flat but the landlord is “missing”? How can you buy the freehold or extend your...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 20th May 2016

Hedonic Regression – an even worse deal for leaseholders

On 11th May 2016 the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (UTLC) handed down its 80 page decision in Sloane Stanley Estate v. Munday (2016). The decision...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Leasehold Enfranchisement, News | 6th April 2016

New Legal Enfranchisement Department

We are delighted to welcome our new Leasehold Enfranchisement department headed up by Emily Fitzpatrick, Partner and assisted by Kirsty Frampton, Paralegal. The team typically...

Emily Fitzpatrick

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

The Art of Tenant Repair

Most leases contain repairing obligations for tenants in some form or another which are likely to extend to replacement of fixtures, fittings or parts of...

Gaenor Thomas

Associate, Commercial Property

Residential Landlords’ Update

Residential landlords get some good news and bad news this month.  The good news is that the deadline for registering multi-let properties that have a...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property

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