The best case scenarios are usually settled within a few weeks. The worst case are that you don’t qualify for a lease extension
So, how long will it take? Well, the best-case scenario is we can get settled within a few weeks, the worst case scenario is that you don't qualify and you have to wait until you qualify, then you need to start the process at that time. If however you do qualify then the worst case is that you end up in the tribunal, and this can often take up to a year to get your case heard.e Every case is different, they all have quirky aspects, we represent hundreds of freeholders and leaseholders and have come across most issues.