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Lease extension case law

Recorded in July 2016

Extending the lease is one of the most common issues faced by leaseholders, and one that can have a large financial impact.

Whether you are a solicitor regularly dealing with extension applications or a valuer called upon to advise on the likely premium, everyone practising in the field of residential leasehold property understands how important it is to be up to date with the latest legal decisions.

You and your practice will benefit from this seminar summarising the key legal decisions affecting lease extension in 2015 and 2016 to date.

As busy people on the receiving end of so much information, keeping abreast of how the courts and tribunals apply complex legislation is a time-consuming task.

Make your life easier by spending 90 minutes attending our wide-ranging and informative webinar and learn about the key decisions affecting your practice.

At the end of the webinar you should be aware of and understand the importance of decisions on such issues as the following:

This webinar covers valuation and non-valuation issues and will also cover relevant provisions of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 which received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016.

The presentation lasts 60 minutes followed by up to 30 minutes Q+A


Misba Sheikh is a solicitor with experience of advising on all aspects of residential leasehold law. She has been working at LEASE for over a year, having previously worked at a local authority and an ombudsman service, and has delivered presentations, in-house training and advised clients in legal advice surgeries. She helps update LEASE’s social media profile, and attends regular training events to stay updated on the law.

Nicholas Kissen is a solicitor with nearly thirty years’ experience both in private practice and the public sector. Nicholas is a regular speaker at property professional events and in addition delivers classroom and bespoke training as well as webinars on a regular basis. Nicholas has sat on a number of outside bodies including those reviewing codes of management practice. He has also been included in last year’s edition of News on the Block’s “Hot 100” –  a list of the 100 most influential people in residential property.

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