Lekhika Chaudhary

Solicitor
Commercial Property
Leasehold Enfranchisement
Property Law

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  • Osbornes are really thorough, professional & friendly. They were aware of the need for haste in my sale & they did everything they could to achieve the results of completing before the end of the SDLT holiday.

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