Retaliatory Evictions

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Retaliatory eviction also known as revenge eviction is considered a crime in the UK. You, as a tenant, can file a complaint if your landlord tried to evict you from the property just because you asked for necessary repairs on the property.

The legal process of a retaliatory eviction can take a few months but with Legal Assist, we’ll try to eliminate your discomfort as quickly as possible.

What is the eligibility to claim a retaliatory eviction?

A retaliatory eviction claim applies if:

  • The tenant provided a complaint letter to the landlord prior to the eviction.
  • The tenant went to the local council to the landlord for improvements.
  • The tenant complained regarding the repairs and the general condition of the property to the landlord prior to the eviction.
  • The landlord gave the section 21 notice to the tenant after the complaint letter.

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How much will a solicitor cost?

At Legal Assist, we will assess your case the first chance we get and provide a detailed quote. This quotation will be based on our conversation and the plan of action agreed upon.

In order to provide you with the best possible assurance and transparency, we will provide you with a contract detailing estimated costs and a timeline, either on a fixed fee basis or on an hourly basis with staged payments on account.

If the case gets complicated, for example, the case is presented to the crown court then we might agree to change the fees and leave our standard fixed fee.

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Our panel solicitors can handle your case on a no win, no fee basis which means there’s nothing to pay upfront and nothing to pay if your case is unsuccessful.

If your case is successful, our panel solicitors take between 25%- 50% from your awarded compensation. This varies amongst our panel members and will be dependent on the law firm we recommend you to as well as your claim type.

Full terms & conditions will be included in your solicitor’s agreement so please read this carefully and speak to them if you are unsure of anything before signing. For more information, please visit our No win No fee page.

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