Do You Have a Deposit Dispute With Your Landlord?

Do You Have a Deposit Dispute With Your Landlord?

Moving out of rented property does not always go as smooth as we’d all like and it’s never great to have a deposit dispute with your landlord.

Whether they think you have violated the terms of the original agreement or are withholding your deposit unfairly, it could be an indication that they may have been unscrupulous with your money.

Landlords HAVE to protect your deposit within 30 of receiving it from you in one of the government approved schemes and if they fail to do so, you could be entitled to claim up to 3 times the original amount.

We work to help you to claim your deposit if it hasn’t been protected and it’s simple for you to do.

If we do discover that you have a claim for your tenancy deposit, we will work on your behalf to get you the right compensation back.

Simply fill in our claims questionnaire for free and we’ll review it for you, completely free!

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The Law

Landlords have an obligation to pay deposits received from Tenants into a deposit protection scheme.

The law states that every Landlord who takes a deposit from a Tenant has to protect that deposit by lodging it with one of 3 tenancy deposit protection schemes.

The basis for this requirement is to stop Landlords utilising a Tenants deposit monies as income elsewhere and to make it easier to obtain the return of your deposit when a Tenancy comes to an end.

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The Claim

If a Landlord fails to lodge the deposit with one of the 3 tenancy protection schemes within 30 days of the date on which the deposit was provided by the Tenant the Landlord will be subject to a penalty.

The penalty is likely to be between 1-3 times the amount of deposit paid.

Landlords continue to ignore the law in this regard and to assist Tenants (we do not act for Landlords) we have a team of experienced lawyers operating on cases around the UK enforcing Tenants rights against Landlords and obtaining compensation on behalf of Tenants from Landlords who have failed to comply with their obligations.

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Our Fee

Our review of the claim questionnaire is free.

All claims are dealt with under “No Win No Fee” agreements and the work is conducted by an experienced firm of Solicitors from start to finish.

No payment is required at the outset to start your claim.

You will also be offered After the Event Insurance for increased protection against any adverse costs.

Hi I would like to say a big thank you for your help and advice you all have been great to work with and I am very happy with the outcome I would recommend you to anyone that has the same problem I have had thank u very much Julie /Lisa and Andrea big thumbs up xx

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