Landlord and Tenant

Landlord and Tenant

As a landlord or tenant, you have certain legal rights that the other must respect and follow. At Watson Woodhouse, our expert solicitors are able to advise on all landlord and tenant issues including, but not limited to:

  • Defending against possession action for rent arrears, anti-social behaviour and other breaches of your tenancy agreement
  • The drafting and advising on tenancy agreements
  • Breach of contract
  • Claims relating to housing disrepair
  • Tenancy disputes
  • Lease renewals and assignments
  • Licenses

If you are a landlord, our specialist lawyers can specifically advise and assist you in your understanding of your legal obligations, such as the requirements in respect of taking deposits and providing certification for the gas and electricity at the property. We also able to provide advice on specific terms to be included in the tenancy agreements such as the length of term as well as the merits of issuing possession notices to your tenant

If you are a tenant, our specialist lawyers are able to assist and advise you on your legal rights if you have a dispute with your landlord or need help to understand the terms of your tenancy agreement. We can also offer advice you on the merits of your case in circumstances where you have been treated unfairly by your landlord or if you have been threatened with eviction.

Why use a solicitor?

  • A tenancy agreement is a legally binding document in which you must receive expert legal advice from a solicitor.
  • A solicitor can advise you on your legal rights.
  • A solicitor can represent you in court if necessary.

Why Watson Woodhouse?

  • Our specialist solicitors are experienced in dealing with both landlord and tenant issues.
  • We will ensure the terms of all agreements are to your liking.
  • We will provide you with an understandable break down of the law in language that you will understand.

We are here to help

If you are a tenant or a landlord with a tenancy related issue, contact our specialist housing department to discuss your options.

Call us for a free and confidential consultation with a specialist solicitor today on 01642 247656 or on our 24/7 Emergency Helpline 01642 917175

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Head Office

102-108 Borough Road
Middlesbrough
Teesside
TS1 2HJ
United Kingdom

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Here are our team members ready to help you

Chris Tame Trainee Solicitor
Claire Harrington Paralegal and Housing Supervisor
Kaye Cunningham Paralegal
Rachel Donnelly Legal Clerk and Housing supervisor

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