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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Private sector discharge and unknown landlords

Teresa Ward v LB Hillingdon. County Court at Central London. HHJ Lamb QC. 11 July 2019 (not reported elsewhere, we’ve seen the judgment.) The issue in this s.204 Housing Act 1996 appeal was whether the review decision upholding a private rented sector offer (PRSO) was correct that this was a lawful PRSO, and if so, […]

“General incompetence” – Unlawful eviction and fitness for habitation

Hussein Ali Hadi Albu-Swalin v (1) Regency (UK) Ltd  (2) Heartland Property Ltd (2019) County Court at Central London.  19 February 2019 We saw the appeal in this case here. I have since received a transcript of the first instance judgment, which is well worth a note of its own. Not only is there the […]

Tribunal costs in County Court proceedings

John Romans Park Homes Ltd v Mr Hancock, Mrs Hancock (02 Dec 19, unreported). Our grateful thanks to Amanda Gourlay for her note on this appeal. This matter concerned the Mobile Homes Act 1983, but the point is of far broader application.  The case was a possession claim in the county court, which was transferred […]

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GT Stewart We are looking for a solicitor to join our talented and diverse Housing Department based in our East Dulwich office. You will be working in a team committed to social justice with a wealth of expertise in litigation on behalf of vulnerable clients from the County Court to the Supreme Court. Our reputation […]

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