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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You ain’t the boss of me (yet)

Barrow & Anoe v Kazim & Ors (2018) EWCA Civ 2414 When a section 21 notice is served, does the party serving it (or on whose behalf it is served) have to be the tenant’s landlord at that time? The situation in this second appeal was one that is now not unusual. The previous property owners […]

Succession and discrimination – death or divorce

London Borough of Haringey v Simawi & Anor (2018) EWHC 2733 This was a challenge, arising from a possession claim, to the ‘one succession’ rule on secure tenancies. Mr S was the son of Mr and Mrs Simawi, who were the joint secure tenants of a Haringey property, beginning in 1994. The father died in […]

Job ads – Cheshire, Tower Hamlets

Keoghs Nicholls Lindsell & Harris LLP are looking to recruit a part-time (3 days per week) paralegal for their landlord and tenant department. The Firm is celebrating its 285th anniversary this year and has offices in Altrincham, Stockport and Macclesfield. It holds a legal aid contract for housing work in the Trafford, Stockport, Chester, Crewe […]

A way to deal with delinquent lessors?

A not infrequent problem for leaseholders is a landlord who takes a lackadaisical approach to enforcing leasehold covenants, or worse yet allows or waives breaches of covenants by certain leaseholders. It is a very rare lease that will allow direct enforcement of covenants by leaseholders against other leaseholders, so those suffering from the activities of […]

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