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block of flats imageResidential leasehold professionals from across the South will be meeting in Bournemouth at an event co-founded by Matthew Lewis of Coles Miller Solicitors.

Leasehold Management Professionals (LMP) will be meeting on Wednesday June 20 2018 (noon-4pm) at the Village Hotel, Bournemouth.

FlatsColes Miller solicitor Matthew Lewis has taken on a national role to further help leaseholders across the UK.

He has been named an honorary consultant by the Federation of Private Residents’ Associations (FPRA).

Block of FlatsLeasehold Management Professionals (LMP) – which shares best practice to help raise standards for residential leaseholders – is celebrating its first anniversary on February 23 2018.

LMP was founded by Coles Miller Solicitors, Bournemouth; Block Accountants, Southampton; Deacon (Blocks of Flats Insurance), Bournemouth and Evolve Block & Estate Management, Ringwood.

Solicitors for landlords - featured imageProperty owners can get expert legal help from Coles Miller Solicitors at the free Bournemouth & Poole Landlord Exhibition later this month.

The Daily Echo-backed exhibition will take place on Wednesday October 18 (10am-6pm) at the BIC, Bournemouth.

residential leasehold lawyer Amy-Paige Gregory of Coles Miller, BournemouthColes Miller’s Amy-Paige Gregory has become a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

She is set to become a Fellow of CILEx next year after a further 12 months’ work in the residential leasehold team at Coles Miller’s Bournemouth office.

Associate Solicitor Matthew Lewis, head of the Residential Leasehold Department at Coles Miller, BournemouthLeasehold professionals across the South can now access CPD training more easily following the launch of a new professional development organisation.

Leasehold Management Professionals (LMP) will bring London expertise to the South coast, saving local practitioners from having to make expensive and time-consuming trips to the City.

Nick LeedhamColes Miller’s Residential Leasehold Department is expanding with the addition of newly qualified solicitor Nick Leedham.

Nick will be helping clients all over the country with a wide range of residential leasehold legal services.

leasehold solicitor Matthew LewisTwo recent tribunal decisions involving service charge disputes are a timely reminder to landlords to comply with lease conditions when collecting payments, warn Dorset solicitors Coles Miller.

Both cases involved payments of service charges in relation to long leases. They reinforce the importance of landlords carefully following their lease when seeking to recover service charge costs from tenants.

leasehold property solicitor Andrew HowardLease solicitors Coles Miller are warning flat owners and other leaseholders to check their legal documents after an important Court of Appeal ruling over service charges.

Three Lord Justices at the Court of Appeal unanimously ruled against tenants who are disputing a service change that will rise to more than £1 million per year for each of their properties.


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