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Update on the new Landlord Law web site

Landlord Law logo

Landlord Law II Many of you will be aware that my web designer and I are in the process of developing a new Landlord Law site. The current site was originally developed by my web designer Gill Bishop in 2001, and although it has served me very well, it is getting a bit old and…

The Free Legal Web – putting the law online

The free legal web

The law on the web For a long time Nick Holmes together with quite a large number of people from the legal profession have been developing an online source of free legal information, termed the Free Legal Web.  Excitingly they have now launched a new pilot housing law site. The housing law project This draws…

The Housing Lawyers toolbar

Making life easier on the computer

Regular readers may remember that back in November I did a Landlord Law Toolbar.  This provided links to all the main parts of my Landlord Law site, to give members an alternative method of navigation. I have gradually found myself using the toolbar.  But I found I wanted more.  I wanted links to the courts,…

The Law Bazaar

If you are looking for a lawyer, there is a new option available now. This is the Law Bazaar (reported by the Guardian here). Set up by solicitor Costas Andrea, fed up with the huge sums made by claims companies just for referring work to solicitors, this allows clients and lawyers to make contact direct.…

Susskind – the end of lawyers?

Richard Susskind

I have just listened to an interesting webcast of an interview of Richard Susskind here. Susskind is promoting his new book, The End of Lawyers?: Rethinking the nature of legal services, having written several groundbreaking books on the use of IT and technology in the internet in the past. Susskind covers quite a wide range…

Twitter Tips


Reading an article about twitter this morning, I suddenly thought ‘Why not have some special tips accounts? One for landlords and one for tenants?’ Well, not being one to mess about (particularly where there is a free marketing opportunity), I have now set these up. Every week, on a Wednesday afternoon, tips will be posted:…

Two talks – a day in London

The dome of St Pauls

Had a reasonably pleasant day in London today, although I never enjoy rising at 5.00 am. I also had the embarrassment of having to ask the taxi man to return twice, once for my watch and the second time for my railway ticket (!). Still he was a cheery chap and didn’t seem to mind…

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Tessa is an English lawyer specialising in residential landlord and tenant law.

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