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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"Do you think, at your age, it is right?"

The Times Law blog suggests that the incoming age discrimination legislation could result in some bizarre misinterpretations, citing the QCA’s frankly strange interpretation of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 as a prior example. This could well be true. It is not only the denizens of Daily Mail land who are incapable of distinguishing between ‘treat […]

Do you wanna be in my CLAN

Some of those of us metaphorically stripped to the waist at the civil legal aid coalface will be impressed or envious at the fast work of Scott-Moncrieff Harbour & Sinclair, who have decided that it is better to pre-empt the Legal Services Commission’s approach to Community Legal Advice Networks (CLANS) than await whatever prescription descends […]

Obvious filler

I ought to be drafting a brief to Counsel that is needed tomorrow, and I will, I will, but as a distraction activity, it is time for the fall back post of every lazy blogger – a trawl through the search engine keyphrases log. Genuine search click throughs all. So, nearly legal answers your questions… […]

Art and copyright 2

Following on from this post, which suggested a strong incompatibility between contemporary art practices and copyright law in terms of the potential failure of copyright to cover some contemporary art, I’d like to take a quick look at the reverse – how contemporary art approaches copyright. This should be a shorter post, because the brief […]

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