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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In the red corner, art, in the blue corner, copyright.

For reasons unconnected with work, I have been taking a stroll through IP law lately, particularly copyright. As I mentioned before, my previous career was art related and, although I knew something of the history of copyright, I have been struck by what seems to be a fundamental incompatibility between contemporary art practices and copyright […]

Anonymity, the confessional and, um, me.

[edited 19 Aug] A disclaimer – Friday evening, wine etc. One of the odd revenges of old media against the upstarts appears to be the revelation of the real person behind the anonymous or pseudonymous blog. This blog is the latest victim of the dramatic expose. There is, of course, a huge amount of hypocrisy […]

Of urban CLANS

Interesting whispers are circulating about the planned direction for civil legal aid funding, previously discussed here. The initial plan for Community Legal Networks, or CLANS, was that these would be supported for rural areas and advice deserts. Firms could associate so that specialist provision could be shared over a wider geographic area. I still think […]

We apologise for the technical problems

Oh dear, oh dear. All it takes is for me to go away for few days (very pleasant, thank you for asking) and a corrupt mysql table makes the impressive edifice that is Nearly Legal collapse into a non-functional mess. It has taken a little while to restore it. No, I didn’t have backups, so […]

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