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

Registration Gap

In Stodday Land Limited and Ripway Properties Limited v William Marsland, the High Court held that a Notice to Quit was invalid because it was served before the purchaser became the registered owner of the property. Stodday sold most of its land to a new owner on 19 June 2013. The registration of the new […]

Tenant’s right to quiet enjoyment

In Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corporation 2016, the High Court awarded a Tenant damages after deciding that the Tenant’s right to quiet enjoyment of the property had been breached by the Landlord. The Tenant ran a top-end art gallery in Mayfair, London. The commercial lease contained an express covenant by the Landlord permitting […]

Reminder Oxford Seminar 10th November 2016

Our next Seminar will take place on Thursday 10th November 2016 at Holiday Inn Peartree Roundabout, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 8JD. The event will start with registration and lunch from 1pm and run from 2pm to 5:00pm. Topics to be covered include the following: • Right to Rent and Immigration Act 2016; • Deregulation Act […]