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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Job ads – Norwich

Shelter Solicitor up to £36,304 pa (depending on experience) + excellent benefits including flexible working and 30 days holiday Norwich Closing date: 7 April 2019 at 11.30 pm If you’re a qualified solicitor who is passionate about standing up for people’s rights and committed to achieving positive outcomes for clients, Shelter’s legal team is the ideal […]

Getting a policy wrong – Housing Act 2004 enforcement in Hull

Humber Landlords Association v Hull City Council (2019) EWHC 332 (Admin) (not on Baiili yet, copy of the judgment here). There are many unfortunate ways for claimants to lose a judicial review. But being told that your challenge is based on you getting the policy you are challenging wrong is up there in the ‘somewhat […]

Broken windows and temporary repairs.

Blue Manchester Ltd v North West Ground Rents Ltd [2019] EWHC 142 (TCC) I’m not going to go into great detail on this case, despite its various enticing complications – an iconic new Manchester building (pictured above), Carillion (the contractor on construction) going into receivership, and the idiosyncratic view of the Manchester weather of HHJ […]

Job ad – Slough

Shelter Solicitor £37,485 pa depending on experience + excellent benefits including flexible working Slough Closing date: 25 March 2019 at 11.30 pm For a qualified and passionate housing solicitor with a sound knowledge of legal aid and a strong commitment to our cause, this is an amazing opportunity to join Shelter as a Solicitor in our […]

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