UK Law

Get UK Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related UK Law Questions
, Our property is subject to a right of way created by
Hi, Our property is subject to a right of way created by a deed of grant in favour of an adjoining property. The freeholders of this property has sub-divided it into two dwellings and sold them off on… read more
James Mather
James Mather
7,349 satisfied customers
HI there, I bought 6 months ago a flat in Notting hill which
HI there, I bought 6 months ago a flat in Notting hill which is on a leasehold with 123 remaining years. I'm in the process of buying my share of the freehold (held by the rest of the 5 guys in the bu… read more
Alex J.
Alex J.
Commercial/Corporate
LLB
2,052 satisfied customers
I am thinking of buying a freehold ground floor flat in an
I am thinking of buying a freehold ground floor flat in an Edwardian house converted to 3 flats. The other 2 flats are leasehold with my flat owning the freehold. Their leases stipulate that they each… read more
Aston Lawyer
Aston Lawyer
Head of Residential Property
LLB (HONS)
3,752 satisfied customers
my co-freeholders refuse to consent to my loft conversion.
my co-freeholders refuse to consent to my loft conversion. if take them to court to gain ownership of the space and the permission to develop it, what are the chances of my success?… read more
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith
Bachelor's Degree
1,213 satisfied customers
My solicitor has raised an issue with the lease of our new
My solicitor has raised an issue with the lease of our new flat. In short it is The original lease for the flat in 1973 had a freehold owning company that granted the leases and another company (Enmar… read more
Thomas Judge
Thomas Judge
9,958 satisfied customers
I have a leasehold on a flat that I wish to let.There is
I have a leasehold on a flat that I wish to let. There is an underlease and freeholder involved. The underlease company have written to the freehold confirming they have no objection to me letting the… read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
26,215 satisfied customers
We own our flat and own 1 share of 5 shares in the freehold. Up
We own our flat and own 1 share of 5 shares in the freehold. Up stairs have put in Wooden floors, not approved initially by the freehold, but after 3 years they have finally decided that they feel the… read more
Aston Lawyer
Aston Lawyer
Head of Residential Property
LLB (HONS)
3,752 satisfied customers
I own a one bedroom flat in a private development. I have a
I own a one bedroom flat in a private development. I have a mortgage and am a leaseholder. The flat has single glazed windows, and they need replacing. The development is 19 years old and the windows … read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
26,215 satisfied customers
I am interested in purchasing a 1 bed flat. this flat is share
I am interested in purchasing a 1 bed flat. this flat is share of freehold in a block of 9 flats, the present owners are willing to renew the length of the lease to 999 years during the sale of the pr… read more
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith
Bachelor's Degree
1,213 satisfied customers
What are the present laws regarding buying the freehold of
What are the present laws regarding buying the freehold of a property whch is owned by the leaseholder,the length of the lease is 125 years. The property is an apartment in a block of 12. Most of the … read more
Joshua
Joshua
Lawyer
26,215 satisfied customers
Hello. I am a private tenant in a large house with a shared
Hello. I am a private tenant in a large house with a shared garden. There are 5 flats in my house, mine the only rental although there are tenants in the others but flats were sold , and 5 in house ne… read more
Claire D
Claire D
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
3,045 satisfied customers
I have a home on a 999 year lease its value is 74000 and i
I have a home on a 999 year lease its value is £74000 and i would like to buy the freehold. I have owned the home for almost 10 years on a mortgage. Roughly how much would it cost to buy the freehold?… read more
Claire D
Claire D
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
3,045 satisfied customers
Falt Owners request to install satellite dish on outside of
Falt Owners request to install satellite dish on outside of building. I am chairman of board of directors that owns and manages an estate of four buildings containing 42 flats, based on London, UK. We… read more
Claire D
Claire D
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
3,045 satisfied customers
I am looking to sell my flat but the lease has only 72 years
I am looking to sell my flat but the lease has only 72 years remaining and the landlord is absent what sould i do… read more
uklawyer
uklawyer
Solicitor
Master's Degree
34 satisfied customers
I own a leasehold flat, and the owner of the ground floor flat
I own a leasehold flat, and the owner of the ground floor flat owns the freehold. I have spent alot of money modernising the flat, however both flats have bright "sixties" blue front doors, as do the … read more
DR Lawyer
DR Lawyer
BA (HONS) Pgdl Pgdlp
2,318 satisfied customers
i have a 2 peppercorn leases for 2 2 bed flats which is a ground
i have a 2 peppercorn leases for 2 2 bed flats which is a ground floor and top floor flat. This is a semi det building with the other property own by Slough Trading estates being used as offices on 2 … read more
Karen G
Karen G
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
493 satisfied customers
I am the leaseholder of a semi detatched flat. Our freeholder
I am the leaseholder of a semi detatched flat. Our freeholder lives on the ground floor. For the last 18 months, we have been renting our flat out through an agency. Our lease agreement states that 't… read more
PTS Law Ltd
PTS Law Ltd
35 years experience English Solicit
1,198 satisfied customers
I own the freehold of a house with two flats and the lease
I own the freehold of a house with two flats and the lease of one. The lease of the other has been owned by a succession of occupiers, the last of whom failed to pay his ground rent and service charge… read more
Karen G
Karen G
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
493 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ben Jones

Ben Jones

UK Lawyer

9,274 satisfied customers

Qualified Solicitor

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

3,868 satisfied customers

LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, M.B.A (Pending), Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Jenny Mackenzie

Jenny Mackenzie

2,760 satisfied customers

Over 10 years experience in general legal matters

Matthew J

Matthew J

Solicitor

334 satisfied customers

4 y PQE (Partner) - Commercial / Residential Property & Property and Civil litigation experience

James Mather

James Mather

7,349 satisfied customers

Senior Partner at Berkson Wallace

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

9,513 satisfied customers

family solictor with 25 years experience

Thomas

Thomas

Lawyer

2,177 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x