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

Money Laundering Regulations 2017

On 26th June 2017, the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) will come into effect. The Directive replaces the Third Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which was implemented in the UK by way of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007. The Directive aims to prevent Europe‚Äôs financial system from being used for tax evasion, terrorist financing and money laundering. […]

Cannabis Farms

Cannabis farms in rented accommodation have been a problem for landlords for several years. Criminals appear to prefer spreading farms around multiple locations to ensure that production continues even when one farm is discovered and closed. It is this need for multiple locations which leads the criminals to rented or squatted property. For landlords, the […]

London Mayor database

The London Mayor has announced that a new on-line database will be created naming and shaming landlords and lettings agents who have been successfully prosecuted for housing offences. The on-line database is expected to go live this autumn. The Mayor is hoping that tenants wishing to rent in London will access the database to check […]