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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

Guidance for Lettings Professionals – CORRECTION

In our earlier post this morning we incorrectly stated that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published guidance for lettings professionals on complying with consumer protection laws and laws about dealing with other businesses. We should have stated that in fact the CMA has updated its guidance despite it still being dated 2014 on the […]

Guidance for Lettings Professionals

The Competition and Markets Authority has updated its guidance for lettings professional on complying with consumer protection laws and laws about dealing with other businesses, in the context of letting privately owned residential properties. On 3 October a clarification was added to page 49 of the guidance, and to the details section on the page. This […]

Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a 12-week consultation on proposals which it hopes will improve support for anyone facing eviction or possession proceedings. The Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) already offers free ‘on the day’ legal advice to anyone facing possession proceedings, regardless of their circumstances. The scheme includes face to face […]