Conveyancers reignite push for leasehold reform

21 Jun 2017

A group of conveyancers have jointly published wide-ranging proposals on leasehold reform that would give consumers greater certainty and protection if implemented.

The Legal Sector Group (LSG) – comprised of the Conveyancing Association (CA), the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), Bold Legal Group (BLG), and the Society of Licensed Conveyancers (SLC) – hopes its proposals will reduce the potential for abuse of leaseholds, speed up the leasehold conveyancing process, and remove some of the unreasonable costs that come with it.

The group has written to the new housing minister, Alok Sha...

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