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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Damages for badly performed homeless duties?

Brief notes on a couple of cases, both, in different ways, approaching the issue of whether a homeless applicant can claim for damages arising from the bad performance of the local authority’s statutory duties. McDonagh, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Enfield (2018) EWHC 1287 (Admin) Ms M was in unsuitable private […]

Job ads – Wandsworth, Wembley, South London, Lambeth

Youth Legal Housing Law Solicitor Position – REPOSTING Youth Legal is a specialist legal advice service for young people providing independent legal advice that is youth centered and suited to young people’s needs – including housing and obtaining social services support. Youth Legal currently holds a Legal Aid Agency contract in Community Care, and has been […]

Job ads – Birmingham and Bristol

Central England Law Centre Central England Law Centre is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with offices in Coventry and Birmingham, and a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. Our established and well respected Coventry Housing team is expanding to establish a new service in Birmingham. We have been awarded a legal […]

Too soon?

Our thanks to Sally Blackmore of Ely Place Chambers for her note of this deposit case, which unaccountably slipped past us at the time (a year ago). The issue is the effect of the landlord providing the prescribed information before a deposit has actually been received. The parties aren’t named, nor is the court (though […]

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