LEASE should not pitch callers into ALEP’s ‘den of cheque books’

Shula3

Shula Rich (left) a long-standing advisor on leasehold issues has criticised the Leasehold Advisory Service for setting up an out-of-hours advice line run by practising solicitors, who may also be hoping to tout for work. Out-of-hours callers to LEASE can be put in contact with solicitors who are members of ALEP, the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners. The […]

Green MP wades in to help leaseholders facing £30,000 legal bills

Caroline Lucas

Residents from the Kingsmere development in Brighton – who face legal bills of £30,000 following a bungled right to manage application – are to meet their local MP this Friday. Caroline Lucas, of the Green Party, has taken an interest in the issues raised and is demanding to know how ordinary families at the 120-unit […]

Solicitors squabble in High Court, while leaseholders face a £30,000 right to manage legal bill

Moral among residents at Kingsmere in Brighton has collapsedd after the LVT defeat, with one resident losing £3,000 of savings to mount the action. They now face a £30,000 loss and will continue to be managed by their freehold-owning landlord

Residents at the Kingsmere estate in Brighton, who have been left facing legal bills of £30,000 following a disastrous right to manage action, are being dragged into a squabble between rival firms of leasehold solicitors. Last Thursday (July 26) Yashmin Mistry, the leasehold solicitor with JPC Law who acted for them, was the subject of […]