Are you a tenant? Are you suffering because your landlord is not doing something that he should? Have you moved in and found that there of lots of repairs needed? Is your health suffering or have your belongings been damaged as a result? Are you worried about being evicted or are you facing court proceedings? Does your landlord want to repossess the property? Do you have anywhere to go?
The expert housing law solicitors at WTB Solicitors LLP can advise and help tenants facing the following problems:
- Tenancy deposit disputes
- Disrepair cases: we help you take action to ensure repairs to your home are carried out, and may also be able to help you obtain compensation. In a serious case you may be entitled to more than £5000.00
- Possession proceedings for rent arrears: do not risk losing your home, we can help but you must take action quickly.
- Possession proceedings for mortgage arrears
- Housing issues related to antisocial behaviour
- Harassment by your neighbours: if it is serious we can help get an injunction to stop harassment
- Illegal eviction and harassment by your landlord: unless your landlord follows the correct procedure eviction is unlawful, we will help you keep your home and you may be entitled to compensation
- If you are made homeless we can help
- Complaints to the Local Government Ombudsman or Housing Ombudsman
WTB are proud to announce that our Housing team have been awarded a rating of Competence Plus by the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) as a result of an independent Peer Review.
What does this mean?
By having a Competence Plus Rating awarded by the Legal Aid Agency, WTB are meeting and exceeding the requirements of the Standard Terms. A Peer Review Assessment is a compulsory contractual obligation for any provider of Legal Aid. It is used as an integral part of the Legal Aid Agency’s (LAA) provider management strategy as a direct measure of the quality of advice and legal work of a provider. The independent Peer Review has determined that:
- Clients instructions are appropriately recorded
- Advice and work is tailored to the client’s circumstances
- Clients are advised correctly and in full
- Issues are progressed comprehensively, appropriately and efficiently
- Tactics and strategies are employed to achieve the best outcomes for clients
- The provider adds value to cases and takes a proactive approach
What does this mean to us?
The results of the independent Peer Review, carried out by the LAA, demonstrates WTB’s dedication to providing the best legal advice and services for communities and individuals that need it- regardless of their circumstances.