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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

Is a Breach Redeemable – A Gas Safety Update

The case of Trecarrell House Ltd v Rouncefield offers this blog a rare opportunity to offer some good news to Landlords and Agents. Some of you may recall our original blog on this particular case ( https://painsmith.co.uk/invalid-section-21-2/ ). We mentioned at the time that the case would be subject to an appeal. This proved to […]

Eviction Moratorium Extension

  The news that many landlords had been worried about has been confirmed. The eviction moratorium that we originally blogged about in March (https://painsmith.co.uk/eviction-moratorium/ ) has been extended. Practice Direction 51Z which sets out the extent of the effects of coronavirus on possession claims originally imposed a stay of 3 months to all new and […]

Electrical Safety Guidance

  As we have blogged about previously ( https://painsmith.co.uk/electrical-safety-2/ ) the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 is in force from June 2020 and applies for all new qualifying tenancies from July 2020. We are well aware of the effect of the current pandemic to the lettings industry as a […]