Nearly Legal is a specialist housing law website, run by solicitors and barristers practising in the field.

The site provides information, updates and discussion on housing, leasehold and landlord & tenant law. It is all free, but it is just our opinions, not legal advice (we can't give legal advice here). Everything that the site offers is set out below.

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Rent increases and rent lawfully due

This is a guest post by Prof. Ian Loveland of Arden Chambers, first published in Legal Action June 2016, and gratefully posted here with permission. A few years ago now, I was instructed by Luton Law Centre in a series of possession cases brought by BPHA (a housing association) in Luton and Bedford County Courts. The […]

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CAMBRIDGE HOUSE LAW CENTRE is seeking an experienced Housing solicitor Salary £33 – £40,000.00 depending upon experience 30 days annual leave plus pension contribution. To join an experienced, highly regarded, supportive and fun housing team in a dynamic Law Centre serving the Camberwell area of South London. The Law Centre has LAA contracts in Housing, Public Law and […]

Yes but No – Article 8 and the private sector

McDonald v McDonald & Ors [2016] UKSC 28 The Supreme Court has finally decided on the issue that has been hanging over private sector possession claims since Pinnock and Powell – whether article 8 proportionality of eviction defence might also apply to the private sector as well as to public body landlords. The Court of […]

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Burke Niazi Solicitors Housing solicitor to join the team at the North London office in Islington. We have an established and respected Housing department and are seeking +3 years PQE housing solicitor who is already a LAA supervisor or meets the required standard.  Other property experience is a distinct advantage. Salary according to experience. Apply […]

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