Major Works and s.20 Consultations

The law around major works and section 20 consultations leaves many unsure how to plan for repair, maintenance and improvement works to their blocks. Brady Solicitors can help you make sense of the legislation and guide you through the process.

Leaseholder communication is key

Open, transparent dialogue and communication with leaseholders during the section 20 consultation procedure is vital to securing the necessary contributions to the planned projects. We can support you through the consultation process, attending leaseholder meetings and steering you through the necessary stages.

On occasions however where consultation isn’t possible (for example when emergency works have to be carried out), Brady Solicitors has extensive experience of successfully applying to the First-tier Tribunal for retrospective dispensation from consultation.

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Section 20 major works specialists

Bradys’ major works and s.20 consultation specialists can help you throughout the process, including:

  • Advice on planning major works
  • Handling the leaseholder consultation process
  • Securing leaseholder contributions
  • Gaining dispensation from consultation

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Instructing Bradys couldn’t be simpler. Just click the button below and fill out the contact form, then a member of our team will be in contact with you as soon as possible if we can assist you.

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They really ‘get’ the property management industry and what is required to support us in the variety of challenges we face.

Managing agent

Working with Brady Solicitors was easy. We hadn’t been able to recover service charge arrears from one leaseholder for many years, with numerous people getting involved to try and recover them. It was brilliant when the funds came through within only months of instructing Bradys.

Managing Agent


I have found them to be highly professional in all our dealings, but most of all knowledgeable of the minutiae of service charges and block management.

Managing Agent


We feel we have an expert partner on our side supporting our arrears collection. Using Bradys making our block management projects easier, educates our team and fundamentally makes our client relationships stronger.

Managing Agent


Since using Bradys for the last 18 months our service charge arrears situation has completely reversed. Not only have the collected arrears that have hung round for ages but they have reduced the overall debt considerably including on complex freehold estate rent charges.

Managing Agent


We turned to Brady Solicitors when our existing legal team hit a brick wall. Bradys got to grips with the problem, recovered the arrears and – happily – have helped us to build better leaseholder relationships.

Director of Resident Management Company


Brady Solicitors were recommended to us by a former First Tier Tribunal Judge for their expertise in the purchase of freehold interests. I am extremely glad they did recommend Brady Solicitors as the service that we have received from Brady’s has been nothing short of first class.



Many thanks for your help, professional advice and calm nerves. I will be recommending you to anyone I know needing a good solicitor buying or selling or indeed needing a lease extension.


We take great pride in the recognition we have received, which showcases our innovative approaches and capabilities within the industry.

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With hundreds of years’ worth of combined experience, our experts have dealt with nearly every leasehold property matter you can imagine. If you’re currently in need of legal support or advice, please get in touch.

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