Landlord & Tenant Law

Landlord and tenant law is continuously changing. This means that whether you are a commercial, residential landlord or tenant, you need to understand exactly how the law relates to your circumstances and your contractual obligations. At Kingsley Smith Solicitors we take the time to listen to you before providing you with practical advice to assist you in solving the issues you have.

If you have any queries concerning Landlord and Tenant law we can provide prompt and valuable guidance. For an initial consultation, call us today on 01634 811118 or make a quick online enquiry.
 

Our Landlord and Tenant Law Service

Our Litigation team are skilled at dealing with both contentious and non-contentious aspects of landlord and tenant law. We know that this area of law is constantly changing so we ensure that we are aware of all the latest legal developments.

Our expert team offer clear, straightforward advice and practical solutions on all landlord and tenant matters. We aim to identify problems that may arise such as rent arrears, or the landlord or tenants' failure to comply with their obligations, to save you time and money.

We can help with advice around the following issues: 

  • Tenancy Agreements (including the drafting and interpretation)
  • Eviction and possession 
  • Rent
  • Tenant Deposit Scheme and its requirements
  • Insurance
  • The landlord's right to inspect
  • Both the landlord and tenants' obligation under the tenancy agreement
  • Court procedure for the recovery of rent and for possession (we can either act for the landlord or the tenant)

Drafting and Advising of Documents

Advising and preparing the appropriate documents is at the core of our landlord and tenant service.  We will listen to your situation and will recommend the most appropriate documents for your needs.
 
Our team will prepare tenancy agreements as well as drafting leasing documents and required notices. We also offer advice surrounding the letting of both commercial and residential premises, as well as interpreting existing tenancy and lease agreements.
 

Landlord and Tenant Law

As a landlord you may encounter problems with a tenant who has fallen behind with rental payments or a tenant who is refusing to move out of a property.

Our expert team can help with support and guidance regarding these contentious situations.

We can advise the best way to go about achieving a possession order, in the knowledge that the courts require all regulations to be met by you before and during the tenancy term.

Prior to beginning legal action, we will advise of potential pitfalls and problem areas of your case, ensuring you save time overall.

Our litigation team will advise on and draw up relevant notices to the tenant requesting possession as well as preparing the case and representing you in court.

In the event that a possession order does not achieve its purpose, we will liaise with the County Court or High Court Bailiff to help enforce eviction. We can also support you in recovering rent arrears and other costs.

We can also help tenants defend any proceedings issued against them by the landlord for possession and/or rent arrears. In the event the tenant has a complaint and/or a claim to bring against their landlord, we can advise the tenant of their rights and how to bring a claim as well as seeking a remedy against their landlord. 

Can We Help You With Landlord and Tenant Law Advice?

Please call us on 01634 811 118 or complete our online enquiry form.

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