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