Free independent advice and information is also available from the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE). LEASE is funded by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Welsh Government. It is a free advisory service to leaseholders and landlords on all aspects of leasehold law including problems with service charges, the right to manage, possession proceedings and rights to lease extension and freehold acquisition.

LEASE can be contacted at Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7BN or by calling 0207 3839800. There is also a lot of useful information on their website