Our team of Residential Property lawyers has extensive experience in enfranchisement claims and have worked with both landlords and tenants on many complex cases involving freehold enfranchisement and lease extension claims.

Our dedicated Enfranchisement lawyers can identify potential complications and are accomplished at finding practical solutions and providing clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice.

We have a close network of preferred professionals to assist with the valuations and to provide advice relating to enfranchisement and lease extension matters.

Enfranchisement Solicitors London

We act for both landlords and tenants and can also advise individuals who own leases of flats or houses. The team also provides advice on how enfranchisement issues might affect investment or development opportunities and is particularly adept at handling claims in the prime London market.

Our leasehold enfranchisement services include:

  • Lease extensions. We advise tenants on statutory lease extension claims under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 and also act for landlords facing lease extension claims against them.
  • Freehold purchase. We act for tenants who have the right to purchase the freehold of their property under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967.
  • Collective enfranchisement. We advise groups of tenants who want to join together to buy the freehold of their property.
  • Right of first refusal. We advise tenants on their right to first refusal when a landlord proposes to sell part or all of a property that contains individual flats.
  • Right to manage. We advise landlords and tenants on their respective rights and claims of right to manage under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.

Enfranchisement Claims

Leasehold enfranchisement allows leaseholders to purchase the freehold of their building or extend their lease. It offers many opportunities for leaseholders, including giving them greater control over their property and can also increase the value of the flats within the building.

Enfranchisement claims are notoriously complex, and specialist legal advice is crucial. Muscatt Black Graf’s Residential Property and Enfranchisement team has vast experience in all aspects of the enfranchisement regime, including lease extensions, house claims and complex collective enfranchisements.

Having been a part of the local community for over fifty years, our firm has a deep knowledge of the London property market, offering unique insight and invaluable advice. We also enjoy excellent relationships with other industry professionals, such as mortgage brokers, estate agents, sourcing agents and accountants, to provide you with all-round service.

Enfranchisement Lawyers London

Muscatt Black Graf is a long-established specialist law firm of highly experienced lawyers who provide exceptional client care and straightforward advice.

For more information, please call 0207 586 1141, email contact@muscattblackgraf.com, or fill in our online contact form.

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