Landlord and Tenant

Our landlord and tenant team is comprised of experienced lawyers who advise on a wide range of issues, including:

  • Lease extensions (both formal and informal)
  • Problematic ground rent 
  • Freehold enfranchisement
  • Leaseholders right of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987
  • Possession proceedings
  • Licences for alterations
  • Licences to assign
  • Rent arrears recovery
  • Service charge disputes
  • Breaches of lease by leaseholders or freehodlers
  • Right to manage claims
  • Tribunal appointed managers
  • Dissolved freehold companies/missing freeholder cases
  • Renewal of commercial leases
  • Roof space/air space development leases

We act for freeholders, leaseholders, Right to Manage companies, residents’ management companies, landlords and tenants, giving us an ability to advise you whilst taking into account the perspectives of all parties invovled.

Highlights for solicitors in our team include:
  • Acting for a group of 60 leaseholders to enfranchise the freehold of a five large blocks of flats in London
  • Obtaining possession of derelict commercial property occupied by trespassers in central Brighton
  • Successfully handling hundreds of lease extension claims each year

We have handled cases involving many well known freeholders within Brighton and London, and can guide you on the best approach to take in each case. Our experience enables us to take into account the unique circumstances of each case and guide our clients through as required. 

Contact Ricky Coleman to see how Bate & Albon Solicitors can help you.