Collective Enfranchisement & Right to Manage

Our colleague for collective enfranchisement and right to manage issues is Roger Hardwick from Brethertons Solicitors LLP.

Roger is a property solicitor and specialises in residential leasehold property law. His work includes:

  • Collective enfranchisement
  • Right to manage claims
  • Statutory lease extensions
  • Freehold acquisitions under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967
  • Ground rent portfolio sales and purchases
  • Residential service charge disputes
  • Applications to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), including applications to determine service charge liabilities
  • Applications to appoint a manager and applications to vary leases, under Part IV of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1987.

Roger has a number of reported decisions to his name, including:

  • Post Box Ground Rents v Post Box RTM Company Ltd [2015] UKUT 230 (LC) (on whether a landlord can recover costs incurred in connection with tribunal proceedings, where the application is withdrawn by the RTM company);
  • Tedla v Cameret Court Residents Association Ltd. [2015] UKUT 221 (LC) (on whether an intermediate landlord, which is also an RMC need comply with s.47, Landlord and Tenant Act 1987)
  • Columbia House Properties (No.3) Ltd. v Imperial Hall Freehold Ltd [2015] UKUT 45 (LC) (on whether managing agent’s fees incurred by a landlord can be recovered in connection with a collective enfranchisement claim);
  • Columbia House Properties (No.3) Ltd v Imperial Hall RTM Co Ltd [2014] UKUT 30(LC) (on the scope of s.88, C&LRA 2002)
  • No.1 Deansgate (Residential) Ltd v No.1 Deansgate RTM Co Ltd [2013] UKUT 580 (LC) (on the meaning of “structurally detached” in s.72, C&LRA 2002)

He’s proud to have been recognised as a ‘Leader in the Field’ by the Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2015.

He won Regional Professional of the Year in the Enfranchisement & Right to Manage Awards 2013 & 2014.

For further information, click here.  2 Rivers does not have a financial, corporate or personal relationship with our colleagues.  Their fees and charges are calculated separately without kickbacks or commissions of any kind.


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