For first time in 14 years, Westminster hears more of commonhold Professor James Driscoll tells the Westminster LKP leasehold round table why commonhold failed to take off after 2002 ...
While Dr Hazel Easthope, of the University of New South Wales, explains how Australia adopted strata commonhold because developers were clamouring for it (and it seems to be a good deal better than our exploitative leasehold shambles)
Late news ... The first meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on leasehold reform meets on September 8. Jim Fitzpatrick and Sir Peter Bottomley are the joint chairs. LKP provides the secretariat
_Professor James Driscoll
_A solicitor, an author and a Lawyer Chair of the Residential Property Tribunal. For 20 years he was a consultant solicitor with Trowers & Hamlins specialising in housing law. He has practised law since 1975.