landlord and tenancy services property litigation

Welcome to PainSmith Solicitors. We are a specialist property law firm with a wealth of expertise in dealing with this complex area of law. Whether you are a property owner; letting, managing, or estate agent; surveyor; landlord; or tenant involved with commercial or residential property we have the skills and experience to bring or defend a range of claims.

We also provide these services

  • Draft bespoke terms of business

  • Telephone helpline subscription service to agents

  • Template documents for purchase from our online shop

  • Training to landlords and agents

Recent Blog Entries


We have recently received a number of helpline enquiries about tenancy surrenders and the formalities that should be adopted by parties negotiating them. A surrender is a mutual agreement between a landlord and tenant to end a tenancy prior to its contractual end date. A landlord is not obliged to agree to a surrender but […]

Banning Orders

The draft regulations introducing banning orders have now been published and are expected to come into force on 6 April 2018. Our previous blog on banning orders can be read here. Under the regulation, agents and landlords can be banned from engaging in letting agency or property management work or letting properties if they are […]

Festive opening hours

PainSmith Solicitors wish all their clients a very Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.¬† The office will close at 1pm on December 22 2017 and re-open at 10am on December 27 2017.¬† Office hours from December 27 2017 to December 29 2017 will be 10am until 3 pm although emails will be answered outside those […]