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 – Derbyshire

Derbyshire Law Centre Housing Caseworker We are an independent Legal Charity based in Chesterfield, with services throughout Derbyshire and beyond.  A position has become available for a specialist housing caseworker with experience in homelessness, defending possession proceedings, and disrepair.  Ideally you should have a background in court advocacy and running a caseload under a Legal […]

The costs of dangerous cladding – leaseholders position

First Tier Tribunal LON/00AH/LSC/2017/0435 – Firstport Property Services Ltd v various leaseholders of Citiscape We previously saw the Salford decision on the costs of a ‘waking watch’ in a tower with ‘Grenfell’ style cladding, but this was the first, keenly awaited, decision on the liability of leaseholders of an affected building (here in Croydon) to […]

Job ads – Camden, London or North,

Osbornes Law Solicitor Osbornes was established in Camden in 1973 and currently has 110 lawyers and staff. We have a reputation for excellence and a strong commitment to its clients. Solicitor (2 to 5 PQE) required to work in a busy Housing Department for a firm in Camden Town, preferably with some experience in community […]

Errata – AST regulations and non-existent requirements.

Yes, there is indeed a backlog of cases to write up, covering issues from who pays for cladding removal, through Tribunals and the Human Rights Act, to the proper venue for a claim for accommodation pending s.204 appeal where there was no review decision. But a) busy and b) today at least, ill (just a […]

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