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28 Jan 2022 Leasehold enfranchisement: a summary of the latest consultation

Real Estate Partner, Simon Kerrigan provides an overview of the latest Government consultation seeking views on the proposed changes to reform the leasehold and commonhold systems in England and Wales.

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28 Jan 2022 Leasehold reform: Raising the non-residential limit from 25% to 50% for collective enfranchisement claims

In part two, Real Estate Partner, Simon Kerrigan provides details on the Government proposal to raise the non-residential limit from 25% to 50% for collective enfranchisement claims.

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28 Jan 2022 Leasehold reform: Introducing a non-residential limit of 50% for individual freehold claims

In part three, Real Estate Partner, Simon Kerrigan provides details on the Government proposal to introduce a non-residential limit of 50% for individual freehold claims.

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28 Jan 2022 Leasehold reform: Introducing mandatory leasebacks in collective enfranchisement claims

In part four, Real Estate Partner, Simon Kerrigan reflects on the Government proposal to introduce mandatory leasebacks in collective enfranchisement claims.

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12 Mar 2021 Tenants and landlords in limbo

For some time, real estate practitioners have been aware of the Government’s plans to reform leasehold enfranchisement legislation.

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24 Feb 2021 Government’s proposals for leasehold enfranchisement reform

For some time, those advising clients on leasehold property, and specifically in relation to potential enfranchisement claims have had to temper their advice due to the fact that the law is likely to be the subject of change.

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22 Jan 2021 Guide to Collective Enfranchisement

Tenants of long leases of flats (granted for a term of over 21 years) have the right to acquire the freehold of the building, and any intermediate leasehold interests (on a collective basis).

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18 Dec 2020 Overview of Enfranchisement Law

There are two main forms of property ownership in England. These are freehold and leasehold…

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23 Jul 2020 Law Commission proposals to transform the future of home ownership

The Law Commission has published three reports setting out significant recommendations.

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31 Jul 2019 The End of Section 21 Possession and Assured Shorthold Tenancies?

Hot on the heels of the Government proposals for leasehold reform, the Government has published a Consultation…

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