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Landlord Law Blog roundup from 20 January

snow2Another largely snowbound week, being as I am terried of walking on ice.  I know, sad.

Mind you, I have now ordered some of those snow grip things you put over your shoes so this probably means it’s about to clear.

When I was a child, my parents bought my brother a sled for Christmas – we then had no more snow for eight years.  Lifes like that.

But what happened on the blog?


My Solicitors Journal article on housing law reform

A rare Sunday posting this week, as I decided to put my December Solicitors Journal article online.  It is in two pdf documents which you can download from this post here …


Ending a periodic tenancy dispute and tenancy agreement clause

A readers question this, from a tenant whose landlord is claiming he should give two months notice to end his periodic tenancy.  Find out what I thought about it here …


Tenant being evicted after complaining about the damp

An example of retalitory eviction this and not nice to see.  Find out what happened here …


TV license issues for tenants and lodgers

This post was inspired by a call I received from a journalist annoyed that her lodgers had to pay for their own licesne.  Could this be right, she asked? See what conclusions I came to here …


A landlords section 21 options if deposit not protected and the time it takes

A tenant question to the blog clinic thism, asking about his rights.  See what I said to him here …

Landlord Law Conference sponsors – lead sponsor TDS

A post about our sponsors for the Landlord Law conference – find out more about TDS (and see their new logo)  here …


Ben Reeve Lewis Friday newsround #92

A wide ranging discussion this week, looking at issues from South Africa to South Croydon.  Take a look here …


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Tessa Shepperson

Tessa is a lawyer and specialises in creating products and services which help landlords and letting agents learn and understand landlord & tenant law. For example, she runs the Landlord Law website (now in its 14th year) and is a director of Easy Law Training Ltd and Your Law Store. Tessa also sits on the Property Redress Scheme Council. When not working she enjoys reading, cooking and messing around on the computer. You can also find her on Google

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