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

Block Management and Grenfell Tower

Following on from the tragic events of last week the DCLG issued guidance to all local authorities and Housing Associations in respect of fire safety checks predominantly aimed at cladding of blocks of flats. In particular concerns have been raised over what is known as Aluminium Composite Materials (ACM). The Department is arranging procedures so […]

Right to Rent Checks

The Immigration Act 2014 made it mandatory for landlords or their agents to carry out Right to Rent document checks on all tenants and or occupiers past and present. Essentially these checks were expected to ensure that only those with a legal right to be in England can rent or occupy a property. A failure […]

Right to Rent – Ending a tenancy

If a landlord knows or they or the Home Office believe that someone living in their property in England is not permitted to rent due to their immigration status (“disqualified person”) then the tenancy should be terminated as soon as legally possible. If landlords fail to take prompt action they could face an unlimited fine […]