Extending a lease or buying a freehold

Whether extending a lease or buying the freehold of your property, our Leasehold Enfranchisement Team are here to help.

‘Leasehold enfranchisement’ is a complex area requiring specialist legal advice. It includes the processes of lease extension, freehold acquisition and correction of management problems within residential leasehold properties.


At Trethowans we have the expertise to assist you in:

• Extending the lease of your Flat or Leasehold House
• Acquiring the freehold of your block
• Acquiring the freehold of your leasehold house
• Rights of First Refusal
• Right To Manage Claims
• Recommending reliable and suitably experienced valuers or surveyors for your particular circumstances


But don’t just take our word for it…

Trethowans LLP are members of ALEP.

ALEP (the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners) is an association of professionals experienced in the residential leasehold sector.

Membership of ALEP is an assurance to leaseholders and freeholders that they can be sure of a consistently high level of service, integrity and professionalism. All member firms are rigorously vetted so you can be confident that we have a proven track record in leasehold enfranchisement.

Find out more at: http://www.alep.org.uk/ and

Meet the team

Laura Russell


Katie Bickerstaff

Senior Associate

Halina Mitchell