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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Accommodation pending Appeal – where to appeal a refusal?

Davis v Watford Borough Council (2018) EWCA Civ 529 A technical appeal on a point of construction of Housing Act 1996 on homelessness appeals that has considerable practical importance. Usually when a s.204 appeal is being issued, and the council has refused to accommodate pending the appeal under s.204(4), the route to take is to […]

Job Ad – Brighton

Lawstop An exciting opportunity has arisen for a housing solicitor to lead our dynamic new legal aid practice based in Brighton starting in September 2018.  You will have SQM Supervisor status in housing. The successful candidate will have good knowledge of public law and have experience in homelessness and housing possession matters. We require a […]

‘Things not to do’ corner – Deposit protection counterclaim edition

Wood v Arkley, County Court at Bradford, 15 March 2018 Our grateful thanks to counsel Vilma Vodanovic and solicitor Nawaz Zeb of Foundation for the note of judgment. A section 21 possession claim by the landlord Wood was met with a defence and counterclaim on the basis that that the prescribed information had not been […]

Job ads – SE & Central London, Herts, Blackburn

Burke Niazi Solicitors is seeking to recruit a newly qualified solicitor/experienced paralegal to join their Housing department at the South London office in Catford (SE6). Salary according to experience. Apply with covering letter and CV to harrietkaiser@burkeniazi.com Closing date – 4th May 2018. No agencies. Website – www.burkeniazi.com   Bindmans LLP Housing supervisor solicitor to […]

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