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When you start the academic year, paying a hefty housing deposit is not exactly at the top of the list of things you want to be doing, but this is how your landlord knows that you won't wreck the place ...

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Could You Claim Against Your Landlord For Your Tenancy Deposit?

Are you renting or have you rented property in the last 6 years? Did you or someone on your behalf pay a deposit to the landlord for your tenancy? If your landlord failed to protect your deposit in one of the government ...

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Unprotected Tenancy Deposit? We Can Help

Has your landlord failed to protect your tenancy deposit? Landlords have an obligation to pay deposits received from tenants into a deposit protection scheme. If they fail to do so, you may be entitled to £1000s. This is a basic legal requirement, designed ...

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How To Get Your Tenancy Deposit Back From Your Landlord

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Your Deposit Wasn’t Protected By Your Landlord – Now What?

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Rented Accommodation? Don’t Forget To Claim Your Deposit Back!

It has been revealed that millions of pounds worth of tenancy deposits have gone unclaimed in Scotland. Scottish government figures show that deposits worth £2.4 million have been unclaimed, as of September 2016. The cash is being held in three of the ...

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Is Your Landlord Withholding Your Deposit?

When it comes to moving out of rented accommodation, most spend a lot of time making sure the property looks clean and doesn't show too many signs of wear and tear. This all counts towards ensuring you receive your tenancy deposit back from ...

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How Can I Check If I Can Claim?

Do you suspect that your landlord has failed to protect your tenancy deposit? You can check if your deposit has been placed into a government approved scheme, by visiting each of the three tenancy deposit scheme providers' websites. Simply put in your rental property ...

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Has Your Landlord Protected Your Deposit Too Late?

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How Long Will It Take To Recover My Money?

Have you just discovered that you're entitled to claim back thousands from your landlord? Or are you still unsure whether you are eligible? Either way, we can help you win back thousands of pounds if your landlord failed to correctly protect ...

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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.

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