The law governing relationships between landlords and tenants can be extremely complicated. Our team offer expert advice to avoid common problems as well as continuous support should a tenancy result in a dispute.
Our Landlord and Tenant team is led by Fiona Hannaford. Fiona experience in supporting landlords ranges from setting up tenancies through to representing clients through court action. The team work closely with Devon Landlords Association and we regularly hold workshops and deliver presentations to landlords so that they are kept up to date with any changes within the legal framework.
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Whether you rent one property or have a portfolio of multiple properties, it’s important to seek early legal advice to ensure your tenancies run smoothly.
Our landlord and tenant lawyers provide legal advice to help you navigate the complicated law surrounding letting property. The current law is designed to offer protection to both landlords and tenants and has fixed processes in place for dealing with problems that may arise.
Landlords should seek legal advice at the earliest opportunity and avoid the ‘self-help’ approach which could result in financial penalties or criminal prosecution.
Our Landlord and Tenant lawyer offers a comprehensive service for residential landlords including, but not limited to;
As the tenancy agreement forms the basis of the contractual relationship between a landlord and tenant, it is important that from the outset, the terms of the tenancy are well defined and agreed between the parties. A well drafted tenancy will prevent an array of problems from arising during the course of the tenancy, whereas a poorly drafted tenancy may result in litigation. An assured shorthold tenancy is the most common form of residential tenancy, but it is not suitable for all circumstances.
The likely cost of our advice will be given at the outset of the matter, and, in straightforward transactions, we offer a fixed fee service.
In addition to advising on tenancy agreements, we offer advice a comprehensive range of advice in respect of disputes arising out of long residential leases including breach of covenant and service charge disputes.
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