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

Phones back up and running

We are pleased to announce that our phones are working again. Please call the usual number 01420 565310 and press 1 for helpline, or 2 to speak to reception as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Temporary fault with phone lines

Unfortunately our phones are down this morning ( 22nd March 2017). Helpline subscribers are asked to phone the following number: 07854 433 340 or alternatively email us at: or We apologise for the inconvenience. We are working hard to get this fixed.

The Housing and Planning Act – Commencement Order 5

Two key provisions of the Housing and Planning Act will come into effect in England on 6 April The widening of Rent Repayment Orders; and New fixed penalty notices. Rent Repayment Orders Many readers will be familiar with Rent Repayment Orders in relation to HMOs and the Housing Act 2004. However, the new regime will […]