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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Medley

Here are various bits and pieces, while we await big cases such as the Supreme Court decision in Poshteh v RB Kensington & Chelsea. (You can watch the hearing here.) We don’t usually promote events on Nearly Legal, but I am happy to make an exception for this one. Cornerstone Barristers are hosting the inaugural […]

Failings and functions

BBC News reported on the effect of the Retaliatory Eviction provisions in the Deregulation Act, some 16 months on. A large scale FOI request produced the result that only 19% of councils had recorded stopping even 1 retaliatory eviction through service of an Improvement Notice or Emergency Remedial Action Notice. This does not come as […]

Who knows where? – service and the Land Registry

Service of notices, claims etc on ‘last known address’ can be a bit of a thorny issue. Not least the question of the extent of reasonable inquiries to find the missing person before the ‘last known address’ can be relied on for service. Thus the intriguing possibilities in: Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council v Tanna [2017] […]

Job ad – Birmingham

Shelter Paralegal £20,503-£21,528 pa, plus excellent benefits Birmingham Closing date: 26 February 2017 (at 11.30 pm) We’re looking for a results-driven, commercially aware individual to join our efficient legal team in Birmingham as a Paralegal. While direct experience of housing litigation and legal aid would be ideal, we are more interested in your intellectual aptitude […]

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