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Leasehold enfranchisement, sometimes known as collective enfranchisement is the right for leaseholders to join together (using the rights of the Leasehold Reform Act 1993) to make their landlord to sell the freehold to their group of flats to them. This area of law applies only to residential property. By purchasing the freehold, you become both landlord and tenant and can extend the lease of your property by granting yourself a new lease of up to 999 years. Leasehold enfranchisment differs from Leasehold extension which both matters are explained on this website.
Our lease extension solicitors specialise in leasehold extension and enfranchisement issues throughout the UK.
Our specialist leasehold extension solicitors represent property management companies, landlords and residents associations, providing jargon-free legal services and practical legal advice.
We have huge experience in this highly specialised field – our solicitors have conducted leasehold extensions and leasehold enfranchisement cases for many years, dealing with up to large volumes of lease extensions each year. We usually reach agreement with tenants on your behalf, but if not we arrange for client representation at the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal.
If you would like to speak to us about your Leasehold requirements please contact us on 020 8422 5678.