Melvin Cohen

Solicitor, Residential Property Department, London North West

Melvin Cohen

Practice Description

Melvin has over 40 years’ experience as a solicitor and deals with many property-related matters, including; freehold, leasehold, mortgages and transfers of businesses as going concerns. His particular areas of expertise are complex leasehold and planning issues.

Melvin specialises in commercial leases. He is also proficient in the workings of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act in relation to lease extensions and enfranchisement.

Melvin’s supervisor is Oliver Joseph.

Work Specialisms

  • Residential property law
  • Lease Extensions
  • Mortgages
  • Planning law
  • Commercial law

Admissions and Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Law
  • University College London
  • Member of Law Society of England and Wales
  • Senior Local Authority Councillor

Representative Matters

Acted for the sellers of a large shopping mall.

Acted for a seller of high profile redundant commercial building in London, which was worth very little. Instrumental in advising on planning permission matters, which was obtained and used to convert the building into residential units, providing a large return on investment for the clients.


Interests outside work are politics, travel and cricket and his Grandchildren.


T: +44 (020) 8 209 0166

D: +44 (0) 208 209 2652

F: +44 (020) 8 209 0409

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