Property and Land Disputes

No worries over delay to leasehold law changes

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No-one should be concerned about a delay in the simplification of rules surrounding leaseholders’ rights to buy or extend their leases, according to Thursfields Solicitors, who said that a long-awaited update on what’s known as leasehold enfranchisement has been put back by COVID-19. But experts at Thursfields said they had been involved in detailed consultations…

Expert legal advice needed when extending leaseholds or buying freeholds

Property & Land Disputes

Howeowners seeking to extend leaseholds or to purchase freehold titles to their properties should seek expert advice to achieve successful outcomes, according to Thursfields Solicitors. Lauren Bryan, a property dispute specialist lawyer at Thursfields’ Kidderminster office, was speaking after a recent case where the owner of a leasehold flat who expected to pay around £20,000…

Scaffolding disturbs the Tenant’s peace? | Commercial Property

Property & Land Disputes

Most commercial leases impose an obligation on the landlord to give the tenant the right to peacefully enjoy their premises. This provision was recently considered in Jafari v Tareem Limited where scaffolding was erected around a dental practice for almost 2 years because the landlord wanted to convert the block into a 134 bedroom hotel….

Landlord ban shows how new housing law cannot be ignored |Property Law

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The banning of a landlord under a new housing act has been welcomed by Thursfields Solicitors, who said it shows how the law cannot be ignored.Landlord, David Beattie, was banned from letting or being involved in letting properties for the next five years – the first person to face such action under the Housing and…

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