Leasehold & leasehold management

Leasehold & leasehold management overview

Gatehouse Chambers’ large team of leasehold barristers provides representation and advice at all levels of seniority across the range of leasehold and leasehold management disputes.

Our members have been instructed in some of the most significant cases in this area. Clients include major ground rent investment companies, housing associations and local authorities, lessee owned management companies, managing agents, residents’ associations and individual leaseholders/tenants. Issues covered include:

  • residential service charges
  • enfranchisement
  • forfeiture
  • ground rent
  • breaches of covenant
  • lease variation
  • right to manage
  • appointment of managers
  • significant major works projects, both at the planning and recovery phases
  • advice at the transactional stage as to suitable arrangements for new developments (particularly mixed-use and related to utilities)
  • issues relating to park homes and caravans

News

Williams v Aviva Investors Ground Rent GP Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 27: Oil not Grit

06/04/2021

Is it a single dwelling? Determination of breach not required where shop converted to multiple flats in breach of lease

18/01/2021

Book publication: ‘Risk and Negligence in Property Transactions’, edited by John de Waal QC

22/10/2018

Simon Allison speaking at the ARMA Annual Conference 2018

01/08/2018

Ground rent proposals are causing concern in the industry

27/06/2018

Articles

Williams v Aviva Investors Ground Rent GP Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 27: Oil not Grit

06/04/2021

Leasehold Reform – What’s happening?

28/01/2021

Is it a single dwelling? Determination of breach not required where shop converted to multiple flats in breach of lease

18/01/2021

What’s the Rush? Lessons from applications for an expedited trial

13/01/2021

Recovery of Commercial and Residential Rent Arrears – Where are we now?

20/05/2020

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