Obtaining early legal advice when you are aware that your landlord is seeking possession can prevent proceedings being issued. If proceedings are issued, there are strict time limits for filing a defence. Whether the ground for possession is rent arrears, breach of tenancy, criminal conviction or anti social behaviour, our team has a wealth of experience in successfully defending possession proceedings brought on both mandatory and discretionary grounds.
Even when a possession order is made, our team can assist you with advice on preventing your eviction before a warrant for eviction is executed. If you have been evicted unlawfully, we can advise you on re-entry and damages claims. Often free legal advice and assistance is available, representing you with the benefit of Legal Aid subject to your income and savings.
Being evicted may result in homelessness, where there is no defence to possession proceedings and or the property you were evicted from was not suitable, there are housing options available the council’s housing department. Our team can guide you through the process to ensure you receive suitable housing.
Call us now for expert advice 0208 299 6000.