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Introduction

As a busy property lawyer, you will know that leasehold is a complex and high-risk area. This presentation is designed to provide you with a vital update on a range of matters that you otherwise would not have time to read up on.

A key part of this seminar is its focus on the practical implications of numerous recent tribunal and court decisions.

As there are usually regular developments in this area of the law, the content is liable to change throughout the year (e.g. if and when the government announces new leasehold reform measures).

What You Will Learn

Key topics covered by this update include:

  • The government’s plans to cap ground rents in new leases, announced in October 2018
  • Proposed limits on fees charged by freeholders and managing agents
  • Unanswered questions about assured tenancies
  • Update on the Law Commission’s consultation paper, which recommends substantial reforms to enfranchisement and lease extensions
  • Fire safety in high-rise tower blocks, including the ban on flammable materials introduced in December 2018
  • Lease extensions: important recent case on the rights of personal representatives and assigning a section 42 notice
  • The latest cases on AirBnB sub-lets
  • Are ‘no pets’ policies inconsistent with the lease?
  • Service charge proportion payable by lessee in dispute
  • Licence to assign - high value residential apartments
  • Is a director's discretion to refuse to register transfer of share really absolute?
  • Accountant's certificate valid?
  • Estate comprising more than one block
  • Apportioning the service charge among the lessees
  • No obligation on freeholder to perform management company’s covenants in event of default by company
  • Does the lower-floor lessee own the subsoil beneath their flat?

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Bristol | 2:00pm - 5:15pm


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