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 Ad – Wandsworth

Community Care/Housing Solicitor – Consultant Location: Wandsworth, Putney area About Youth Legal and Resource Centre Youth Legal is a specialist legal advice service for young people in Wandsworth providing independent legal advice that is youth centered and suited to young people’s needs – including housing and obtaining social services support.  We work with young people […]

And the first shall not be last

London Borough of Haringey v Ahmed & Anor (2017) EWCA Civ 1861 This was Haringey’s appeal of a High Court decision dismissing Haringey’s claim for possession against Ms Ahmed (our report here).  A factual precis is that in 1988 two tenancy agreements were signed. The first by Ms A’s former husband, Mr A, (though with Ms […]

Job Ad – Manchester

AWH Legal Ltd, based in Manchester are looking to recruit a disrepair fee earner with extensive experience and a robust approach to litigation. Experience of EPA 1990 actions in the magistrate court would be useful, though not essential.  AWH Legal has a rapidly expanding housing department representing tenants of social landlords and can offer an […]

Incurred and incurred again

Under section 20B(1) Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, a service charge must be demanded of the tenant within 18 months of the relevant cost having been incurred by the landlord. But what happens when there is a head landlord demanding a charge from an intermediate landlord who, in turn, passes the cost on to their […]

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