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Lease Extension Solicitors

If you are the owner of a leasehold property and wish to extend the lease, it’s important to take expert advice at the earliest opportunity.

Our specialist property lawyers can help you establish whether you qualify for a lease extension. It’s worth noting that premiums can rise sharply if you allow the leasehold term to drop below 80 years before exercising your right to extend. As a general rule, the shorter the lease, the more expensive it is to gain an extension.

Recent legislative changes have done much to simplify as well as enhance extension rights. These new rights are helpful to homeowners as a longer lease can add significantly to the value of an apartment.

For each year that passes, the value of a lease diminishes. Mortgage lenders set minimum requirements for the number of years left to run on a lease both at the beginning and the end of the mortgage term. In some circumstances, this can be a major deterrent to securing a sale of your leasehold property.

At FDR Law we take a practical commercial approach, with a range of legal tools at our disposal such as deferments and the right to intermediate landlords.

This is a complex area of property law where it pays dividends to take early specialist advice. For more information about how we could help you, contact us on 01925 230000.

"I wanted to thank you and your team for the great work done with the acquisition of my flat. I did appreciate the way you carefully analysed all the documents although under pressure to do it quickly"

Marco Bertelli



Myself and Laura would like to thank you for the work you did last week to ensure we got the move over the line. I am sure we are not the easiest people to deal with  and the situation didn't help matters.

In the end your professionalism managed to get us over the line, so this is greatly appreciated.


Tim Jordan at FDR Law has been absolutely exceptional. He's fast , responsive, diligent and extremely easy to deal with. Best conveyancing solicitor I've ever come across.


I would recommend Tim Jordan to anyone who needs to be assured they are getting the correct legal advice in a professional manner.

Matt Dell, Freedom Cars Ltd 

A huge thank you to FDR and especially Tim for enabling us to sell two houses and buy our new home in record time. It really has been an incredible few weeks, made pleasurable by working in partnership with you

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