Mark Chick, Senior Partner recently participated in a Leasehold Roadshow and shared advice in an online masterclass which looked at challenging Service Charges. He is a director and a founder committee member of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP) the sector body to which all reputable valuers and solicitors working in the field of Leasehold Reform now belong. Mark is recognised as a leading UK authority in Leasehold Reform and heads the firm’s practice group in this area.
The events were hosted by Leasehold Solutions as part of their Leasehold Roadshow events for leaseholders.
Mark Chick was joined by Mark Loveday, a Barrister at Tanfield Chambers, for the masterclass on service charges – the biggest area of malcontent in leasehold. Together with Louie Burns, they looked at legal rights, tribunals and resolution.
The podcast can be found here: Leasehold Masterclass Podcast
Mark regularly acts as an expert for the Leasehold Roadshows and it’s a must-attend for anyone facing leasehold issues. These events are now held online and offer – free of charge, specialist advice to owners of leasehold properties. A wide range of issues are covered in a two hour session, complete with Q&A.
The issues which were recently covered are:
- Legal rights as an owner of a flat or leasehold house
- Lease extensions and freehold acquisitions
- Service charges and major works bills
- Informal v formal lease extensions
- Potential leasehold reform
To get in contact with the leasehold team at Bishop & Sewell to discuss any of the above issues email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 631 4141 and ask to speak to a member of the Landlord and Tenant team.