Landlord & Tenant

At Trent Law, we are specialist lawyers dealing with landlord and tenant law in Nottingham. We can help with matters including the eviction process, lease assignments and general legal advice for landlords in Nottingham. We also assist in a number of other matters, including:

 

  • Eviction/repossession

  • Deposit issues

  • Rent Arrears

  • Tenancy Agreements

  • Lease Transfers

Evictions of Private Tenant

 

As part of our service, we can serve a Section 8 or 21 Notice to a tenant which will warn them to pay any outstanding rent or leave your property. Our specialist landlord law solicitors are experienced in all areas of housing law for both landlords and tenants. So, if you are looking to evict a tenant who is refusing to pay their rent or comply with their contract, look no further than Trent Law.

Tenants will usually leave your property after they have been served Notice, however, we can also help you to arrange any necessary court proceedings. This process can help you obtain a possession order and money judgement if your tenant is unresponsive to the Notice.

If your tenant has not left your property by the date set by the Judge, we can instruct bailiffs to physically remove them from your property.

We offer fixed cost for most of our standard services, which includes the entire work from start to finish. Included in our costs are also any necessary appointments, consultations and telephone calls.

Section 8 Notice, drafting and Service using standard post: £150 +VAT

Section 21 Notice, drafting and Service using standard post: £150 +VAT

Section 25 Notice, drafting and Service using standard post: £750 +VAT

For possession proceedings, it is not always possible to offer a fixed cost fee. We rely on standard hourly rate published by the HM Courts & Tribunals Service on GOV.UK.

Initial consultation to discuss possession case: up to one hour.

A complete case from start to finish excluding instructing bailiffs: between 5 to 8 hours.

 

For court attendance we may have to instruct barristers, their quote also vary due to their experience. On average they charge between £1000 to £2000 for a single day appearance.

 

The exact number of hours it will take depends on the circumstances in your case. Such as: the amount of supporting evidence that we need to consider; case management timetable to follow, collation of trial bundles, conference with barristers or other experts etc.

 

The costs quoted here do not include any court fee, barrister's fee or where the first instance case is unsuccessful, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Please note the anticipated number of hours and fees are an estimate based on the facts above. All applications are likely to vary and of course, we can give you a more accurate estimate once we have more information about your specific case.

 

All figures quoted here or anywhere else in this website are exclusive of VAT, which will be charged in addition to our cost

Nottingham Office

20 The Ropewalk

Nottingham 

NG1 5DT

0333 3444 397

nottingham@trentlaw.co.uk

Derby Office

22 Mallard Way

Pride Park, Derby

DE24 8GX

0333 3444 391

derby@trentlaw.co.uk

Sheffield Office (Sharrow)

268 Sharrow Vale Road

Sheffield

S11 8ZH

01142 999 111

sheffield@trentlaw.co.uk

Sheffield Office (Darnall)

299 Main Road

Sheffield

S9 4QG

01142 999 111

sheffield@trentlaw.co.uk

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Trent Law (Solicitors) is the trading name of Trent Law Ltd registered in England & Wales under 7494853. Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. ID 597524. Registered with the Information Commissioner's Office Reference: ZA075196.