Monthly Archives:: June 2015

Why choose a London solicitor rather than a Local firm or a cheaper on-line version to deal with your property sale or purchase?

Many buyers and sellers assume that they will get the same level of service whichever legal firm they choose to act for them in their sale or purchase.  Sadly, this is far from true. Generally speaking you get the service you pay for. The London market is different to the rest of the UK in… Read more »

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Leasehold Houses – Podcast

Mark Chick recently recorded a podcast with LEASE the Leasehold Advisory Service about how to buy the freehold of a long leasehold house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967. Links to this item appear below: http://www.lease-advice.org/publications/documents/document.asp?item=208 https://youtu.be/oIhKLW-ayx8 If you own your house under a long lease and have been the registered owner for at least… Read more »

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What is freehold? (And how do I buy my freehold?)

Mark Chick has recorded a podcast that appears on the website Property Battlefield. Mark was discussing why we have freehold and looking at the two ways in which leaseholders can typically buy their freeholds under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 and the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. Property Battlefield is a… Read more »

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Seminar with Prospect Wealth

The Bishop & Sewell LLP private client team and Prospect Wealth Management hosted a seminar at our offices on 10th June 2015. The topic was Tax and Property and Philip Vickery from Bishop & Sewell and Matthew Hunt of Prospect Wealth Management both spoke to delegates. There was also a fascinating presentation by Philip Birkenstein… Read more »

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Podcast with LEASE on leasehold houses

Mark Chick from the landlord and tenant team recently recorded a podcast for LEASE (the Leasehold Advisory Service) on the subject of leasehold houses and how to buy your freehold if you own one. The podcast will be available for download free of charge on the LEASE website. Details of other podcasts including those recorded… Read more »

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Bishop & Sewell ERMAs finalists

The leasehold reform team have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards. These prestigious awards recognise significant achievement within the leasehold sector. We are delighted that our team are once again recognised as being one of the leading team of experts in this area. Further details of the awards… Read more »

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