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The Sethi Partnership Solicitors

The Barn House, 38 Meadow Way,
Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex
England, HA4 8TB

info@sethi.co.uk

Call now: 0208 866 6464
Existing clients tel: 0208 866 6464

The Sethi Partnership Solicitors

The Barn House, 38 Meadow Way,
Eastcote, Ruislip, Middlesex
England, HA4 8TB

info@sethi.co.uk

Residential Tenancy Disputes

EXPERIENCED, TRUSTED, COST-EFFECTIVE

Residential Tenancy disputes can be complicated and stressful, whether you are a landlord or a tenant.

If you are a tenant facing eviction or a with a difficult landlord that will affect your well-being and the security of your home.

 If you are a landlord with a tenant who is not paying rent or is being unreasonable, you will lose rental income and have the aggravation which comes with trying to get your tenant out.  

Whether you’re a landlord or tenant the expert residential tenancy dispute lawyers at The Sethi Partnership Solicitors can help you to resolve matters as quickly and cost effectively as possible with a strategic and pragmatic plan aimed at minimising the expense and delays of court proceedings. 

Most lettings are assured shorthold tenancies under the Housing Act 1988. A landlord can get a tenant out with the “no fault” Section 21 procedure but they must give at least two months’ notice after proving the deposit was secured legally and the tenant was given current gas and EPC certificates and the Government’s “How to Rent” booklet.

If a tenant is two months in arrears, a landlord can rely on Ground 8 of the Act if once a Section 8 Notice is served. If the tenant was two months in arrears when the notice was served as well as when the case comes to court, the court can make a possession order. If the tenant claims compensation for disrepairs the court can refuse to accept that the rent is 2 months in arrears. The case can then drag on for months until it is either settled or decided at a trial and a possession order is made.

Examples of recent cases dealt with by us can be found here - residential tenancy dispute recent cases.

If the tenant will not vacate then a court fee must be paid to start possession proceedings. Before a court bailiff can evict a tenant a warrant of possession is needed and a further fee is payable.

It can take two months to get a possession order and another two months to get a bailiff to evict the tenant.

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant we can help you maximise your position if you take sound legal advice from us as soon as possible.

Our residential tenancy disputes solicitors advise on issues such as:

  • Rent arrears and rent recovery
  • Deposit disputes
  • House in Multiple Occupation Cases
  • Disrepair claims
  • Possession proceedings and eviction
  • Rent review disputes
  • Landlord’s responsibilities
  • Rent and service charge recovery
  • Boundary disputes
  • Recovery of property from unlawful occupiers, e.g. squatters
  • Planning permission disputes
  • Leaseholder enfranchisement

Contact our Residential tenancy dispute Lawyers in Ruislip, Middlesex

Please contact us today on 020 8059 9969 or complete our enquiry form if you wish to discuss your residential tenancy dispute, whether you are a landlord or a tenant, we can advise and guide you.

 

Coronavirus COVID19 

In light of the Coronavirus and in an effort to assist our clients and the economy, we are offering reduced rates on our fees* in some areas of work valid for the month of April.

We are open for Business as Usual with mindful protection. 

Our lawyers are still fully able and equipped  to assist existing clients and new clients by telephone, email, facetime and online meetings. We are not encouraging face to face appointments but we do have an outside office that can be utilised for signatures etc. whilst keeping in line with social distancing.

Existing Clients
As our legal team are following government advice and working from home, if you need to contact them please call the office or email them directly. All our contact details can be found on our website at ‘Our Team’.

New Clients
At this time we encourage all of our prospective clients to contact us via telephone, e-mail or our online new client enquiry on our website. Your matter will be received by our legal team and they will call or email you back as soon as possible.

If any of our Local Eastcote Residents are alone, struggling or self- isolating and in need of any supplies/food/medicines/ please get in touch with us on 0208 866 6464 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*Reduced rates include: preparation of Wills, initial 1 hour fixed fee for Employment matters, Landlord &Tenant matters, Conveyancing matters for first time buyers and key workers.

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