Denise Woodward

Denise Woodward

We are sad to announce the death of Denise Woodward, Consultant Solicitor, on 22nd April 2023.

Denise was a valued member of our Family Law Team and a hugely popular member of staff. Denise will be sorely missed by all her work colleagues and the legal fraternity in Chester and beyond.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, says:

"Denise was an excellent Family Law Solicitor and a highly valued member of our team. Denise was dedicated to her work and her many clients and we will miss her enormously. Denise was always cheerful and engaging. Our thoughts are with her large supportive family at this very sad time."


Our 5th year as members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP)

21 March, 2022

Storrar Cowdry are delighted to be entering their 5th year as members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP). They are proud to be a part of this organisation which is at the forefront of leasehold reform and which has been a great support to its members throughout the pandemic with virtual talks, conferences and even online coffee breaks allowing us to meet our peers in an informal online setting.

For information about lease extensions, collective enfranchisement, Section 5 rights of first refusal and Right to Manage contact Jane Canham by email on or by telephone 01244 400567.

About ALEP

What is Leasehold Enfranchisement?

Leasehold enfranchisement includes the processes of lease extension, freehold acquisition and correction of management problems within leasehold properties. ALEP exists to ensure that practitioners involved in this sector adhere to an agreed level of conduct and service.

Membership of this professional association is a badge of assurance to leaseholders and freeholders that they can be sure of a consistently high level of service, integrity and professionalism.

The Association is non-political and acts in an independent capacity to ensure the quality and integrity of its membership in pursuit of best practice in all matters concerning leasehold. Its membership encompasses business that work with both freeholders and leaseholders, with the common aim of providing expert advice and support to their clients.


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