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Leasehold Debt Recovery

What our leasehold recovery team does

Our highly skilled solicitors specialises in all aspects of leasehold recovery work. 

What they say

"DMH Stallard’s approach to recovering lease arrears is straightforward, well organised and effective. The recovery success rate is very high and extremely cost effective. We always feel DMH Stallard are on top of our recovery programme"

Ray Cunningham, Head of Income and Service Charges, Kensington and Chelsea TMO

Acting for both landlords and managing agents in the private and public sectors, our team is focused on delivering a consistently efficient and cost-effective service tailored to our clients’ needs.  

Our services for the recovery of uncontested leasehold and service charge debts include:

  • Letters before action
  • The issue and service of court proceedings - both monetary and non-monetary
  • Obtaining default judgments
  • Preparation and service of section 146 notices
  • Possession proceedings (forfeiture)
  • Enforcement of judgments

How our leasehold recovery team works

Leasehold enforcement is heavily regulated and if the right procedures are not followed then the debt will not be recoverable.

We make it our business to ensure that this risk is properly managed so that our clients make the maximum recovery in all cases.

We work on a no-win-no-fee basis on all cases that meet our simple criteria. Where these criteria are not fulfilled, we will usually act on fixed fees and we will not require payment of our fees until the conclusion of each matter.

If a matter becomes defended, it will be handled by our real estate dispute resolution team.

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