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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

Updates to the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations

Since October 2015, private sector landlords have been required to comply with the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015. This put an obligation on them to ensure that there is at least one smoke detector on every storey of their rental property, as well as a carbon monoxide alarm in any room with a solid fuel […]

Leasehold Ground Rent Reform

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 is set to come into force on 30 June 2022.  The legislation represents a significant change to property law in England and Wales. From 30 June 2022 a summary of the main changes are as follows: If any ground rent is demanded as part of a regulated new […]

New Rental Law in Wales: Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Act 2021

New Rental Law in Wales: Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Act 2021  The Renting Homes (Amendment) (Wales) Act 2021 is expected to come into force in July 2022. This Act amends the previous 2016 Act and makes changes to the minimum notice periods for the rental sector in Wales. Security of tenure for residential tenants in […]