Lease Extensions

Extending your flat’s lease can make it easier to sell and increase its value. Our lease extension solicitors will guide you through the legal process.

What is a lease extension?

When you buy a leasehold property, you are buying the remaining years on the original lease granted by the original freeholder (landlord) to the first leaseholder (flat owner) i.e. the first person who bought the lease from new. From that date, the lease continues to reduce in length.

A successful lease extension will require the expertise of a specialist lease extension solicitor, as there are a number of complex criteria to fulfil. Trethowans has experienced leasehold enfranchisement solicitors regularly carrying out lease extensions for flats based across all our office locations in Salisbury, Southampton, Poole, Bournemouth, Winchester and London, who able to provide legal assistance wherever and whenever you need us.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Laura Russell, specialist lease extension lawyer, on 02380 820528 or submit an online enquiry form and we’ll get back to you promptly.

Why choose our lease extension solicitors?

Our lease extension solicitors have years of experience helping clients to successfully apply for a lease extension, both informally and using the formal statutory method.

Trethowans LLP are certified members of ALEP (the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners), meaning that Trethowans is recognised as a proven specialist in all matters relating to leasehold enfranchisement, including lease extensions.

When working alongside our lease extension lawyers, you can expect first-class legal advice and guidance. We take the time to get to know your individual requirements before suggesting the very best course of action for you. Don’t hesitate to contact Laura Russell, head of the leasehold enfranchisement team here at Trethowans, to discuss the terms of your lease extension further. Our law firm has offices located in Poole, Bournemouth, Winchester, Salisbury, Southampton and London to meet your requirements.

Meet the team

Halina Mitchell


Laura Russell