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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The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind small

Or how to end up with a personal liability for £100,000 within 5 years of qualification as a solicitor. The Charles Henry/Legal Action fallout continues, and very painfully for some involved. For those who have missed the saga of Charles Henry, the pretend solicitors, previous instalments (in order) are here, here, here, here and here. […]

Job Ad – E London

 T V Edwards PARALEGAL SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT T V Edwards LLP is a growing and vibrant firm. We are recruiting for a paralegal for our Social Welfare (Housing/Community Care/Public Law) department. Successful applicants will be responsible for assisting fee earners on their casework, dealing with new client enquiries, some billing and administrative work, and building […]

Vulnerability after Hotak/Johnson/Kanu

I strongly suspect that at some point in the next year we will get at least one Court of Appeal case on the meaning of ‘vulnerability’ in homeless priority decisions after the Supreme Court decision in Hotak v Southwark LBC [2015] UKSC 30  (our note). In the meantime, thanks to the July/August Legal Action Housing: […]

Job Ad – S London

Anthony Gold Solicitors We are looking for a paralegal to join our housing & property disputes team. The housing and property disputes team and the individuals in this team are highly rated in the Legal 500 and in Chambers & Partners. The role involves supporting the team with a varied and interesting caseload with a […]

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