Legal

  • Fire safety and park homes

    Fire safety and park homes

    12th April 2018

    Anna Tomasik, a legal adviser at the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), examines the issues surrounding fire safety on park homes – a subject that may not always be in the foremost of your thoughts, but one which could save your…

  • Dealing with harassment

    Dealing with harassment

    3rd August 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Service‘s Anna Tomasik and Richard Hand examine the issue of harassment and explain what you can do if you believe you are a victim Park home owners who live on a protected site and have a residential…

  • Frequently asked questions…

    Frequently asked questions…

    5th July 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) answers questions on a variety of topics by telephone, email or letter for park home owners, site owners and other parties with an interest in park home legislation for both England and Wales. LEASE’s Ibraheem…

  • A summary of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

    A summary of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

    7th June 2017

    Some important changes to the legislation relating to Welsh park home sites was introduced in 2013. The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Richard Hand and Ibraheem Dulmeer explore the main issues LEASE provides legal advice to park home owners, site owners and…

  • Case law update: Recovery of annual licence fees via the pitch fee

    Case law update: Recovery of annual licence fees via the pitch fee

    10th May 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Services’ senior legal advisor Richard Hand and solicitor Ibraheem Dulmeer examine two important cases relating to local authorities’ licence fee charges and the implications for site owners and park residents  From 1 April 2014, local authorities have…

  • Inheriting and gifting park homes

    Inheriting and gifting park homes

    12th April 2017

    It is common for site owners, park home owners and those who may be entrusted with the administration of an estate after a park home owner has passed away to be unaware of the rules that apply in relation to…

  • All about pitch fee reviews

    All about pitch fee reviews

    15th March 2017

    Pitch fee changes can often become something of a bone of contention between park and home owners. The Leasehold Advisory Service explains when, and by how much, the charge should be applied… A pitch agreement is an agreement that sets…

  • Utility charges on residential park homes

    Utility charges on residential park homes

    15th February 2017

    The amount of money park home residents pay for gas, electricity and water is sometimes something of a thorny issue. KBG Chambers’ Rawdon Crozier and Ibraheem Dulmeer, a solicitor from the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), explore some of the most…

  • What is a Qualifying Residents’ Association (QRA)? We find out…

    What is a Qualifying Residents’ Association (QRA)? We find out…

    18th January 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Antony Tregenna explains the correct legal procedure you should follow in order to establish a Qualifying Residents’ Association This article describes the conditions and steps that are required to set up a Qualifying Residents’ Association (QRA).…