Sarah Abel specialises in the complex area of leasehold enfranchisement.

I believe people who are specialists give the best advice. That’s why Sarah has chosen to focus the business towards leasehold enfranchisement, which is an area that she has in depth knowledge in and she can provide the best value for money to her clients.


Sarah Abel MSc MRICS

Chartered Surveyor, Registered Valuer and Partner at Lawrence & Wightman

Sarah has been undertaking valuations in the Midlands area since 2003 and is an expert in technical valuations, , and technical statutory enfranchisement valuations. Qualifying as a member of the RICS in 2006, Sarah left the practice to work in the valuation department of two corporate real estate companies, DTZ and JLL, before returning to Lawrence & Wightman as a partner in 2012. She has presented valuations and expert testimony to Leasehold Valuation Tribunals—which became the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)—, given advice in relation to, divorce settlements, and court proceedings about negligence claims. A married mother of two, Sarah lives in the Marston Green area of Birmingham, and can be found knitting, catching a movie, or attempting to entertain two children.