Leasehold Enfranchisement – now and forever?

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Leasehold Enfranchisement Update May 2021

Date: Thursday 6th May 2021
Venue: On Zoom
Timings:  5:30 – 6:30 pm

Free to CNWLS Members

Speaker: Jane Canham, Starrar Cowdry

Leasehold Enfranchisement began with the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and the last statute was the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act nearly 20 years ago. Change has been long awaited and the Law Commission has recently issued a number of reports on valuation, Right to Manage as well as the major issue of ground rents of leasehold houses.

The Government has announced that there will be new legislation but we do not know when that is likely to come into force.

Jane Canham will look at the world of leasehold enfranchisement now and the changes that may come.

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Jane is a residential property litigator specialising in leasehold enfranchisement. She has spent her entire career working in London advising some of the major landlords. She acts for a number of individual tenants as well and has worked from home as a consultant for Storrar Cowdry since 2017.