Landlord and Tenant Disputes
If you rent out your property, or are a tenant who is renting, you may need to seek specialist advice regarding your rights and obligations.
From time to time, both tenants and landlords may need to seek expert legal advice for a range of matters and different disputes, whether it’s payment, interest or maintenance, damage and cleanliness, these legal matters can be stressful and confusing without the right kind of advice, support and guidance.
Experienced landlord/tenant dispute solicitors
Our experienced property dispute lawyers can provide sensible and pragmatic advice which is proportionate to the number of issues in dispute. We will always try to resolve matters through negotiation, mediation or arbitration. However, if that fails, we will be there to support you through a claim or defence in the civil courts or tribunals.
We advise on a wide range of landlord and tenant matters including:
- Service charge disputes
- Rent arrears and rent disputes
- Termination of your tenancy (including forfeiture and possession)
- Landlord and tenant responsibilities and obligations to each other
- Disputes over how your property is managed
- What obligations you have in your lease or tenancy agreement
Our team of expert property dispute solicitors have experience representing both landlords and tenants in a range of property dispute cases. Get in touch or speak to a member of the team on 01202 525333 to find out how one of our property dispute solicitors could help you.
What are common landlord and tenant disputes?
A few examples of common disputes which arise between landlords and tenants include;
- Property maintenance and damage
- Cleanliness, noise and community guidelines
- Deposits and Deposit Protection Schemes
- Non Payments
How do you file a complaint against your landlord?
The first thing you should do if a dispute does arise, is try to settle the matter with your landlord by making a complaint to them, however, if things escalate or are of a more serious nature, seeking legal advice to make a case and take further legal action is the best way forward.
How should you handle a tenant dispute?
Whenever a conflict or dispute arises between landlords and tenants, the first thing landlords need to do is initiate and lead communications in a very level way, trying to resolve the problem without taking further action.
However, if further action is taken, seeking the help and guidance of an experienced solicitor will make an incredibly complex and stressful process simpler and easier for yourself.
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