Understanding Lease Extensions - How property investors can use them to their advantage
Would you like to get a brief overview on the lease extension process from an investor's perspective and how to use this inside knowledge to your advantage when extending your lease on your flats or apartments?
This month I'm delighted to welcome one of the leading experts in the UK on leasehold extensions.
Katie Cohen joined Bircham Dyson Bell in January 2016 and is recognised across the profession as a leading expert in her field.
Katie has significant experience in all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement. Her clients include property companies, private landlords, UK based and international investors and leaseholders. Katie has specialist expertise in advising landlords and tenants in respect of voluntary and statutory lease extensions and the right of first refusal. She also acts on behalf of large groups of tenants seeking to collectively enfranchise and acquire their freehold.
Katie has forged strong working relationships with many of the industry’s leading valuers across the country and often works closely with them to advise leaseholders seeking to obtain lease extensions from the UK’s major landed estates including the Wellcome Trust, the Portman Estate, the Grosvenor Estate, the Eyre Estate, the Howard de Walden Estate and the Cadogan Estate.
As well as Katie’s technical knowledge, clients value her practical, commercial advice and her personable approach. She is also a regular contributor to various leading industry publications, including News on the Block, Flat Living and other specialist property forums and websites. Katie is often approached to attend property networking events and often gives presentations to managing agents, surveyors and investors.
Katie Cohen is a consultant at Bircham Dyson Bell specialising in all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement including collective enfranchisement, lease extensions, right to manage, right of first refusal claims and ground rent acquisitions both on a voluntary and statutory basis acting for freehold, head leaseholder and leaseholders.
Katie is a real expert in her field and a go-to a person on this subject. Many investors in the UK reach out to Katie when dealing with leases, so this is your chance to learn all about leases and ask her any questions.
Adapting Your Mindset To Achieve Success
Leila Singh is an Award-Winning Author, International Speaker, and the Limitless Success Coach™
Leila has spent the last 20 years working in the corporate sector, qualifying as an Accountant in 1997; her early career was spent building her finance experience in a range of diverse roles, after which she spent two years working in financial recruitment, further developing her people skills and understanding of others’ motivations and behaviours. It was during this time that she realised her passion for empowering others towards fulfilling their potential and achieving their aspirations, a passion which she finds truly rewarding.
Currently, Leila is a top performing sales exec at a global IT firm, whilst in parallel working with highly motivated and driven individuals like herself, to inspire and empower them to uncover their own definition of success, realise their true talents, get clarity on where they want to be, and overcome their perceived limitations - to become limitless!
In addition, Leila continues to invest time and energy into her own personal development and spiritual journey, including qualifying as a Master Practitioner in NLP & Hypnotherapy in February 2016.
Leila's journey has culminated in the writing of her Award-Winning book, 'Success Redefined™ - How to Leverage Your Natural Talents to Become Limitless', where she shares the system she has created to achieve success, the ‘Ultimate Success Blueprint™’ based on simple principles applied throughout her own life, and also with her coaching clients.
Leila strongly believes that, “Your dreams of today can be your future reality!"