Hardwicke has a large team of specialist leasehold barristers, providing advice and representation in all areas of leasehold and leasehold management. Our members have been instructed in some of the most significant cases in this area.
Issues covered include service charge disputes (commercial and residential), enfranchisement, forfeiture, ground rents, breaches of covenant, lease variation, Right To Manage and appointment of managers. Our members regularly advise in respect of significant major works projects, both at the planning and recovery phases. We offer advice at the transactional stage as to suitable arrangements for new developments (particularly mixed-use and related to utilities). We also have particular expertise in issues relating to park homes and caravans.
Clients include major ground rent investment companies, housing associations and local authorities, lessee owned management companies, managing agents, residents’ associations and individual leaseholders/tenants.