Lease Extension


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Extending your lease – the legal part

The process of extending your lease can seem daunting. But with the right professional advice, you’ll understand exactly what is happening every step of the way and feel confident you are making informed decisions.

Our lease extension service includes

  • Sound, commercial advice about how to initiate the process with your Freeholder
  • Service of the initial Notice of Claim
  • Ensuring all legal deadlines are met and Notices filed correctly
  • Responding to requests from your Freeholder
  • Negotiating the terms of the new lease and finalising its completion
  • Recommending reliable and suitable valuers or surveyors for your specific situation

Specialist lease extension solicitors

We are a well-known, award-winning team of leading experts in Leasehold Reform matters. Our team of property experts are regularly called upon by the media and local council groups to advise upon lease extension issues and queries. As one of the founding members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP), our expertise in this area is widely recognised.

How much do lease extensions cost?
If you’d like a ballpark figure for how much your lease extension will cost, you can use our handy Lease Extension Calculator.

Want to know more about our lease extension service?

Make an enquiry now, or send us an email (leasehold@bishopandsewell.co.uk) for a free copy of our Lease Extension guide:
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Related News


  • The Crown Estate – Lease Extensions in Excepted Areas

    The Crown Estate holds the freehold to a significant number of properties that are subject to residential leases. It is not subject to the Leasehold Reform legislation generally but, with the majority of the property that it is within its estate, it will act by analogy to the relevant legislation so as to ensure that… Read more »

  • Buying a property with a short lease

    Mark Chick’s article on buying a property with a short lease has recently appeared on the website ‘Leasehold Life’ Lease extensions are becoming an increasing factor in sale and purchase transactions and this article looks at some of the pitfalls and gives some handy tips to help you avoid expensive mistakes. http://www.leaseholdlife.info/index.php/18-leasehold-lifes-guest-contributors/2339-problems-when-buying-a-property-needing-a-lease-extension-an-exclusive-from If you would… Read more »

  • Tax and Lease extensions

    A lot of people think that when they have purchased their freehold to their block that is the end of the story and that they do not need to do anything else to protect their position.  However, that is not always quite right as this article explains. There may be a ‘sting in the tail’… Read more »

Who to contact


For more information the following lawyers will be able to help with Lease Extension.

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Mark Chick
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Chris Macartney
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