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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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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Stephen Charnock
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