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 – N London

Osbornes Solicitors LLP Experienced Paralegal required to work in the Housing and Social Care Department at Osbornes Solicitors LLP, a firm based in Camden Town. LPC or CPE required. Apply with CV and covering letter to Sandra Hillard at Osbornes Solicitors LLP, Livery House, 7- 9 Pratt Street, London NW10AE (email: sandrahillard@osbornes.net) Closing date: 20th January 2017

Tales of the private sector

A collation of cases and stories from the private sector, and a series of reminders that a database of rogue landlords, and indeed banning orders, can’t come soon enough. In Sheffield, John Cashin was convicted of 56 offences involving HMO management, failure to provide information, failure to licence and property conditions: Five properties, on Abbeydale […]

Works and quiet enjoyment

Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corporation & Anor [2016] EWHC 1075 (Ch) I’m very late with this one – been in the ‘to do’ pile for ages. In mitigation, it is a commercial property case, but has interesting elements on the way in which building works may be reasonably carried out. Timothy Taylor ran […]

Job ad – E London & Essex

Edwards Duthie Solicitors Housing Solicitors/Caseworker Edwards Duthie is a large and long established firm with a number of offices in East London and Essex.  Named in the Legal 500, we have a diverse range of both privately and publicly funded work.  The New Year heralds an exciting period for Edwards Duthie with the opening of […]

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