Landlord and Tenant Law

landlord_smallLandlord-and-tenant law is complex and heavily regulates the relationship between landlord and tenant. So, whether you are a landlord or a tenant, it is essential that you have access to expert legal advice.

We have experience of acting for both landlord and tenant in a variety of contexts. We deal with all types of tenancy agreements, from fixed-term tenancy agreements to periodic tenancy agreements, and will make sure our advice fits your problem.

We provide advice on the following:

Landlord

  • Your rights and responsibilities
  • Drafting tenancy agreements
  • Recovery of rent arrears
  • Deposit protection schemes
  • Breach of the tenancy agreement by the tenant
  • Problem tenants
  • Evictions
    • Accelerated evictions
    • Court hearings
    • Advice on eviction notices
    • How to avoid unlawful evictions

Tenant

  • Advice on your rights and responsibilities under the tenancy agreement
  • Possible eviction proceedings
  • The landlord’s responsibilities and what to do if the landlord breaches the agreement
  • Harassing behaviour by the landlord
  • Unlawful eviction