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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

Relaxation of Extended Notice Periods

Following almost 18 months of disruption the notice periods for Section 8 and Section 21 notices have now returned to their pre-covid levels. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021 have suspended the relevant provisions in the Coronavirus Act 2020.   Section 21 Notice: Minimum 2 Months’ notice. […]

PainSmith Update

We are pleased to announce that as from 1st October 2021 Matt Edwards will commence his period of recognised training in compliance with the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority with PainSmith Solicitors, the final stage of the process to qualify as a solicitor. Matt completed his Law degree in 2018 before undertaking the Legal […]

Upcoming change to Section 21

From the 1st October 2021, Section 21 notices will change again. We had mentioned a phased return to the usual notice periods in our previous blog: https://painsmith.co.uk/updates-on-notice-periods-and-bailiff-evictions/   The originally proposed timeline has now been confirmed meaning that from 1st October 2021, the notice period for section 21 notice will revert back to the pre-coronavirus position […]