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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Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit Job Vacancy with ATLEU’s Legal Team – Housing Lawyer (London or Sheffield) Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU) is recruiting! We have a vacancy for a Housing Lawyer (Supervisor) within ATLEU’s award-winning Legal Team, located in either London or Sheffield. Join the team that is consistently at the […]

EPA prosecution and costs

Notting Hill Genesis, R (On the Application Of) v Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court (2019) EWHC 1423 (Admin) I missed this at the time – May this year – I think because I was on hiatus. It is something of an oddity. It may well also be primarily of historical interest in any event, for reasons […]

More on “vulnerability”

In Guiste v Lambeth LBC (2019) EWCA Civ 1758, the Court of Appeal returned again to the meaning of Lord Neuberger’s eliptical phrase in Hotak v Southwark LBC that, for the purposes of the homelessness provisions in the Housing Act 1996, vulnerability meant being significantly more vulnerable than ordinarily vulnerable as a result of being made […]

For this relief, much thanks

The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Ltd (2019) UKSC 46 Just a quick note to record that the Supreme Court has held that the equitable remedy of relief from forfeiture is not restricted to those with a proprietary interest (lease/tenancy, mortgage etc) but can also extend to licensees with possessory rights (ie […]

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