Are You Renting or Have You Rented in the Last 6 Years?

Are You Renting or Have You Rented in the Last 6 Years?

If you can answer YES to either of those questions, then you may have thousands of pounds waiting to be claimed from your landlord!

Landlords are legally obligated to put tenancy deposits in one of the government schemes within 30 days of receipt – if they have failed to do so, they could be liable for 3 x your deposit amount.

It’s important to check whether your deposit has been protected – check with the three government schemes here.

If it wasn’t protected, Deposit Recovery Claims can take care of the whole process for you and could help you to receive thousands!

Still not sure? View our frequently asked questions here.

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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 deposit specialists firm Mckays Solicitors Ltd 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.

Money received today. Just wanted to say a big thank you for your good work in resolving my case with a fantastic outcome.

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