About ALEP

What is Leasehold Enfranchisement?

Leasehold enfranchisement includes the processes of lease extension, freehold acquisition and correction of management problems within leasehold properties. ALEP exists to ensure that practitioners involved in this sector adhere to an agreed level of conduct and service.

Membership of this professional association is a badge of assurance to leaseholders and freeholders that they can be sure of a consistently high level of service, integrity and professionalism.

The Association is non-political and acts in an independent capacity to ensure the quality and integrity of its membership in pursuit of best practice in all matters concerning leasehold. Its membership encompasses business that work with both freeholders and leaseholders, with the common aim of providing expert advice and support to their clients.

For Practitioners
For Practitioners

ALEP is the professional body for practitioners experienced in the residential leasehold sector and provides for its members:

  • Full calendar of events and conferences
  • Connections to leaseholders and freeholders requiring services
  • A forum for member organisations to exchange ideas in order to increase standards throughout the sector
  • Representation of members' interests to government, the press, other associations and the consumers
For Leaseholders
For Leaseholders

ALEP provides access to information on leasehold law and your rights as a leaseholder. ALEP represents trusted and vetted practitioners experienced in the residential leasehold sector who will provide you with all the services you need to tackle any leasehold enfranchisement issues.

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For Freeholders

ALEP members act for either freeholders or leaseholders and in some instances for both. ALEP is not politically aligned and does not lobby either for or against freeholders, but in the general interests of the sector.

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ALEP Partners

ALEP's lead sponsor, Kerry London, is pleased to offer an exclusive service and discount for ALEP members to undertake the insurance element of their enfranchisement work.

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Meet the ALEP Team

ALEP is run by its three Directors, an Advisory Committee and an Executive Committee. A team of communications, finance and administrative staff works alongside the committees to manage the Association on a daily basis.

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How ALEP Works

ALEP exists to ensure that barristers, managing agents, project managers, solicitors and valuers involved in leasehold enfranchisement adhere to an agreed level of conduct and service.

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Locate an ALEP Practitioner

You can search for barristers, managing agents, project managers, solicitors or valuers who are all specialists in leasehold enfranchisement and will be able to provide you with qualified advice.

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