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Law Commission delayed due to further prorogation of Parliament

In last month’s blog, I updated about the Law Commissions consultation into reform of the enfranchisement process and its hope to release its response to its Consultation Paper this month having been delayed last month due to the failed prorogation of Parliament to try to get the Brexit deal over the line by 31st October…. Read more »

Who said life was dead in the enfranchisement market?

There is indeed life ahead despite the continuing ‘B word’ impasse affecting the London property market as Shingles looks forward to negotiating 3 completely different collective enfranchisement claims for his clients in the months ahead. The first is a fabulous historic Georgian former coach house with stabling in the heart of Belgravia converted into 4… Read more »

The conundrum of owning a lease from an Ecclesiastical Landlord

Section 31 of The Leasehold Reform Act 1967 [for houses] requires in the case of Ecclesiastical Landlords that: “The sanction of the Church commissioners is required as to the contents of any conveyance of extended lease to be granted by  any ecclesiastical landlord and as to valuation and certain other matters under the 1967 Act…. Read more »