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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Promises, promises: Estoppel in the West Country

As we University academics are currently on strike (pension cuts – see today’s report and this Guardian article), I can catch up on a little blogging as a form of “teaching out”.  While Bristol Combined Court was flooded, HHJ Matthews, an academic judge, heard and gave judgment (at the Rolls Building) in two proprietary estoppel […]

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Oh the Humanity!

‘Humanity Torbay’ is apparently a charitable incorporated organisation, and one that has worthy, if semi literate, aims. So it would be a little surprising to find Humanity Torbay being described as vigilantes by the local council and told to stop their activities immediately by the police, wouldn’t it? Yet here we are. The stunningly misnamed ‘Humanity […]

‘No DSS’ and discrimination

The BBC ran a new report today on a case in Birmingham. The headline – “Landlords who say ‘no DSS’ breaking equality laws” – was, as we shall see, somewhat misleading, but the report did indeed cover a discrimination claim against a letting agency who had refused to consider a woman and single mother as […]

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