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We are experts in residential leasehold law and are passionate about championing the rights of leaseholders. Based in London, we have cases throughout England and Wales.

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Anna Bailey
CEO & Founder

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Elles De Jong
Non-Executive Director

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Alison Kolkin
Group Operations Manager -
IT & Processes

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Linda Russell
Group Finance Manager

 
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Paula Bayliss
Group Finance Assistant

 
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Belinda Walkinshaw
Partner

I deal with both contentious and transactional work, but principally my expertise lies in litigation and dispute resolution.

My key focus is helping residential and commercial clients with all manner of property disputes. These include complex and high value litigation in courts and tribunals - including the High Court and Court of Appeal.

 
 

Dominic Danvers
Solicitor

ddanvers@leasehold-law.com

Dominic is a solicitor and deals with both litigious and transactional property work.

He is an expert in residential leasehold law particularly leasehold reform including statutory lease extensions, statutory freehold purchases, the right of first refusal and the right to manage. Dominic also specialises in service charge disputes.

Dominic understands the many issues which come from owning residential leasehold property and prides himself on resolving those issues whilst delivering excellent customer service for leaseholders.

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Ahmed Anwar
Solicitor

aanwar@leasehold-law.com

I am an experienced leasehold enfranchisement solicitor acting for both landlords and tenants in all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement matters. I have handled a variety of high value and complex leasehold enfranchisement matters both for private individuals and companies.

I also have years of experience of acting for high net worth individuals in and around Central London seeking to extend the leases of their properties/seeking to acquire the freehold of their properties. I have a broad experience in dealing with both voluntary and statutory lease extension matters as well as voluntary and statutory freehold acquisitions.

 
 

Kariesha Assanah
Paralegal


kassanah@leasehold-law.com

I am a paralegal with responsibility for our projects supporting leaseholders with a doubling ground rent within their leases. It is my job to provide a high standard of legal advice to the leaseholders on the implications of them having a doubling ground rent provision in their lease. I also deal with lease extensions and I am responsible for investigating title and drafting and serving the S42 Notices.

My hobbies include singing, dining out, movies and going to the gym.

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Lorena Stewart
Group Operations Co- Ordinator


lstewart@leasehold-law.com

I started as a legal administrator for Leasehold Law in November 2018 dealing with the Taylor Wimpey scandal.  I was promoted to Group Project Co-ordinator in August 2019.

Within this role, I help to ensure that projects are run smoothly and efficiently. I also support the firm's solicitors and paralegals as and when needed.

 
 

Joseph Lloyd-Bennett
Legal Assistant

jbennett@leasehold-law.com

I joined Leasehold Law in September 2017 as a Legal Assistant, with responsibility of managing reception and assisting with client and general queries. I support Paralegals and Solicitors by assisting with HM Land Registry applications and other administrative tasks.

My ambition is to qualify as a Lawyer and help my clients with a variety of leasehold issues, including extending their lease.

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Veronica Vundi
Caseworker

vvundi@leasehold-law.com

I joined Leasehold Law in July 2020 as a Caseworker assisting with all stages of the lease extension and freehold purchase transactions. I am responsible for both the initial and final stages of the process. I strive to help all our clients and to make the process efficient and simple to understand. 

I graduated with a Masters in Law with an LPC from the University of Westminster in November 2018.

 
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Sam Swinstead & Rachel Goodman
Group HR Managers

 
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Anna Bailey
CEO & Founder

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Elles De Jong
Non-Executive Director

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Alison Kolkin
Group Operations Manager -
IT & Processes

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Linda Russell
Group Finance Manager

 
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Paula Bayliss
Group Finance Assistant

 
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Belinda Walkinshaw
Partner

I deal with both contentious and transactional work, but principally my expertise lies in litigation and dispute resolution.

My key focus is helping residential and commercial clients with all manner of property disputes. These include complex and high value litigation in courts and tribunals - including the High Court and Court of Appeal.

 
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Dominic Danvers
Solicitor

ddanvers@leasehold-law.com

Dominic is a solicitor and deals with both litigious and transactional property work.

He is an expert in residential leasehold law particularly leasehold reform including statutory lease extensions, statutory freehold purchases, the right of first refusal and the right to manage. Dominic also specialises in service charge disputes.

Dominic understands the many issues which come from owning residential leasehold property and prides himself on resolving those issues whilst delivering excellent customer service for leaseholders.

 
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Ahmed Anwar
Solicitor

aanwar@leasehold-law.com

I am an experienced leasehold enfranchisement solicitor acting for both landlords and tenants in all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement matters. I have handled a variety of high value and complex leasehold enfranchisement matters both for private individuals and companies.

I also have years of experience of acting for high net worth individuals in and around Central London seeking to extend the leases of their properties/seeking to acquire the freehold of their properties. I have a broad experience in dealing with both voluntary and statutory lease extension matters as well as voluntary and statutory freehold acquisitions.

 
 
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Kariesha Assanah
Paralegal


kassanah@leasehold-law.com

I am a paralegal with responsibility for our projects supporting leaseholders with a doubling ground rent within their leases. It is my job to provide a high standard of legal advice to the leaseholders on the implications of them having a doubling ground rent provision in their lease. I also deal with lease extensions and I am responsible for investigating title and drafting and serving the S42 Notices.

My hobbies include singing, dining out, movies and going to the gym.

 
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Lorena Stewart
Group Operations Co- Ordinator


lstewart@leasehold-law.com

I started as a legal administrator for Leasehold Law in November 2018 dealing with the Taylor Wimpey scandal.  I was promoted to Group Project Co-ordinator in August 2019.

Within this role, I help to ensure that projects are run smoothly and efficiently. I also support the firm's solicitors and paralegals as and when needed.

 
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Joseph Lloyd-Bennett
Legal Assistant

jbennett@leasehold-law.com

I joined Leasehold Law in September 2017 as a Legal Assistant, with responsibility of managing reception and assisting with client and general queries. I support Paralegals and Solicitors by assisting with HM Land Registry applications and other administrative tasks.

My ambition is to qualify as a Lawyer and help my clients with a variety of leasehold issues, including extending their lease.

 
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Veronica Vundi
Caseworker

vvundi@leasehold-law.com

I joined Leasehold Law in July 2020 as a Caseworker assisting with all stages of the lease extension and freehold purchase transactions. I am responsible for both the initial and final stages of the process. I strive to help all our clients and to make the process efficient and simple to understand. 

I graduated with a Masters in Law with an LPC from the University of Westminster in November 2018.

 
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Sam Swinstead & Rachel Goodman
Group HR Managers

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