Landlord and tenant disputes may also arise if a landlord does not fulfill certain legal obligations. For example, under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 the landlord must ensure that water heating devices are operating properly during the tenancy. If the boiler of a rented flat breaks and the landlord does not fulfill the responsibility, the tenant has the right to complain and seek compensation from the landlord.

Landlord and tenant disputes are legal conflicts which are predominantly governed by property law. Landlord and tenant disputes can be divided into three main types; disputes about non-payment of rent, dispute about the landlord’s non-performance of legal obligations and disputes regarding service charges. When a tenant does not pay rent continually they are seen to be in breach of contract. It is the landlord’s legal right to evict a tenant provided that the landlord follows the proper procedure

If you are experiencing any of the above issues, you may consider contacting us for some prompt and decisive advice. We deal with these matters regularly and can advise you on the best course of action. We also and check and advise when people are about to take a lease and can help to ensure your rights are protected.