Birketts LLP


The enfranchisement practice lawyers at Birketts provide seamless legal advice to private, public and individual landlords, residents associations and flat owners on all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement. Our specialists comprise transactional solicitors, paralegals and assistants, as well as property litigation solicitors. The practice is supported by other specialists at Birketts, such as tax, private client and corporate lawyers. This ensures Birketts delivers a full service to their leasehold enfranchisement clients.


We have expanded significantly as a team and a firm over the last five years and offer our specialist services nationwide. We have most recently expanded in Kent having launched a London office in 2020.


Our specialist lawyers are available to assist with voluntary and statutory lease extensions, voluntary and statutory freehold acquisitions and disposals (including the right of first refusal) and right to manage claims. Our expertise extends across all areas of the legislation meaning that we can assist with transactions involving leasehold houses, as well as flats. Our specialists can also advise in relation to sales and purchases involving lease extension complexities.


We are able to advise our clients on the changing landscape of leasehold enfranchisement including the most recent leasehold reform proposals.


We pride ourselves with offering honest, clear and transparent advice to all of our clients. You can trust our team to advise you appropriately and in a timely manner.


The practice is part of the wider Residential Property Team with more than 60 specialists delivering advice on main-steam and specialist residential property matters such as high end conveyancing and residential property finance. The Residential Property Team won Customer Service Champions at the British Conveyancing Awards 2023.


Chambers HNW:

‘They are always either calling or sending emails explaining everything. I can’t think of a time I had to catch them up. There’s a depth of knowledge there, and a depth within all the people that I’ve worked with that feels better than other solicitors.’


Legal 500 2024

“The teams have an outstanding knowledge, combining well across different departments to deliver an exceptional service.’

Contact Details

1 Suffolk Way

TN13 1YL

Main contact: Nicola Lebish

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