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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

Section 8 and Section 21 notices – update

  As you will hopefully have seen, there have been changes to the notice requirements for section 8 and section 21 notices. We blogged about these changes here https://painsmith.co.uk/amendments-to-s-8-and-s-21-notices/.   With these changes comes a new prescribed notice for each. Unfortunately, in keeping with the handling of eviction claims during the current pandemic to date, […]

Amendments to S.8 and S.21 Notices

As you are undoubtedly aware, there have been recent changes to the notice period you have to give when serving either a section 21 (Form 6A) or a section 8 (Form 3) notice under the Housing Act 1988. The changes have been put in place by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and are currently set to […]

Eviction Moratorium – Update

As is so often the case recently, the blog contains more bad news for Landlords and Agents. The moratorium on possession claims which was originally due to end in June and then was due to definitely end on 23 August, is now going to extended once again. The new date is 20th September 2020 with […]