Past Events

Leasehold Enfranchisement Conference 2017

26th Apr 2017

Both Philip Rainey QC and Mark Loveday will be speaking at MBL’s Leasehold Enfranchisement Conference on Wednesday 26th April. Details of their topics are below:

Collective Enfranchisement – The Side Dishes

Philip Rainey QC, Tanfield Chambers

This session will explore what the tenants can acquire in addition to the ‘main course’ of the freehold of the block:

  • Appurtenant property
  • Unallocated land; amenity land over which lessees lack user rights
  • Recent developments concerning ‘permanent rights’
  • Potential to retain the power to regulate
  • Leasehold interests which may – or may not – be acquired
  • Void areas; landlord’s own areas; common parts subject to adequate reserved rights.

Case Law Update

Mark Loveday, Tanfield Chambers

  • Leasehold Relativity – Sloane Stanley v Mund, Mallory v Orchidbase
  • When are terms of acquisition agreed? – Fazil v Portman, Greenpine v Howard de Walden
  • Rights of intermediate leasehold owners – Accordway
  • Permanent or revocable rights? – 4-6 Trinity Church Square



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