Unlawful Evictions

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If your landlord forces you out of the property or even tries to do so,  then can be considered a crime and should be dealt like one. Here at legal assist, we help individuals who are a victim of harassment or illegal evictions.

What is considered to be an unlawful eviction?

An eviction is considered illegal in the UK when it’s not contrary to the statutory requirements. There are several kinds of eviction methods that are deemed unlawful such as,

  • Harassing the tenants so they leave the property.
  • Not providing the notice to leave prior to the eviction.
  • Changing the locks so the tenant can’t enter.
  • Evicting the tenants without providing a court order.
  • Property repossessed without giving prior knowledge or notification.

What you should do is contact your local council for help. If you do not receive a satisfactory response from them, then contact Legal Assist and we’ll make sure that you are compensated for the stress and damages.

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.

No win No fee

Our panel of dedicated solicitors offers a ‘No Win No Fee’ service on Personal Injury, Housing Disrepair and Financial Claims. ‘ No Win No Fee’ is an agreement between you and your solicitor which means they will work for you without you having to pay anything upfront, or anything if your case is unsuccessful. 

Full terms and conditions will be included in your solicitors agreement. For more information visit our ‘No Win No Fee’ page.

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Why should I claim?

After the incident, you are left with a lot of pain and bills. These bills are expensive as they cover your treatment, transportation cost and injuries. But, the worst is yet to come as you are unable to attend work and won’t get paid for those days either.

Now let’s look at the other side, when you claim and our solicitors fight your case, you can get compensated for your medical and transportation bills, and also for the days you were not able to go for work. It is a fair deal and you deserve it.

How do I claim

The first step is to call us for a free consultation and we’ll review your case and understand how it should proceed. Then your case will be forwarded to a solicitor who is best suited for this area.

From here, you don’t have to worry about anything as our solicitor will work on your case, gather all the information and create a file that represents you and what you’ve been through, and that you were not the one at fault.

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