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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Court of Appeal on illegal eviction – quantum and heads of claim.

Smith v Khan (2018) EWCA Civ 1137 Well! It is not often that an illegal eviction case gets to the Court of Appeal, let alone on the tenant’s appeal. But that is what we have here. There are some useful bits along the way, the correction of some errant views in the lower courts, and […]

On the Naughty Step – ‘Accommodation Clubs’

To misquote Groucho Marx, you really don’t want to belong to any such club that would have you as a member. I’ve been hearing about these set ups for a while. They seem to be the latest thing in bloody stupid ‘get rich quick from residential property that someone else owns’ ideas. Now one of them […]

Job ads – Reading and N London

Turpin and Miller LLP/ Launchpad Reading Solicitor Salary: According to experience Full or part-time working considered Turpin and Miller LLP and Launchpad Reading are embarking on an exciting new joint venture to help people in housing need in Reading. We are looking for a qualified solicitor with experience of handling a wide range of housing cases […]

Bits – tenant fees, airbnb and more

The Tenant Fees Bill is now underway. The first reading was on 2 May 2018. The Bill page is here. The Govt response to the CLG select committee report on the proposals is here. Notable in the the Bill is a proposed ban on serving a s.21 notice while an unlawful fee has been taken […]

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