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

Deregulation Act 2015 and AirBnB.

AirBnB has announced that lettings in London will no longer exceed 90 days per calendar year pursuant to Section 44 of the Deregulation Act 2015. We have previously blogged on Long Leases and AirBnB. Section 25 of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1973 provides that the use of residential premises for temporary sleeping […]

HMO and residential property licensing reforms

Last year the government published a technical discussion paper on extending the mandatory licensing of houses in multiple occupation (HMO). The government’s proposals are designed to increase the number of properties that will be subject to mandatory licensing. They are: • To remove the storey rule so all houses with 5 or more people from […]

Interruption to our electricity supply

Our electricity supply will be temporarily interrupted for essential maintenance on: 1 December 2016 from 9.00am -10.00am and 3.00pm -5.00pm. We have been advised that any disruption will be kept to a minimum however, should there be a problem contacting us kindly use the following alternative mobile numbers: Marveen Smith: 07989 597 936 Richard Pulford: […]