The landlord is required to carry out repairs that are his responsibility within a reasonable time and to a reasonable standard. If he does not, a tenant may have grounds for a disrepair claim which can include compensation and a court order to undertake the necessary repairs.
Common matters for which landlords have been sued for disrepair include:
Our solicitors act on behalf of both landlords and tenant in relation to disrepair claims and can offer clear legal advice in relation to a landlord’s potential liability for disrepair and practical advice as to how best to resolve the issue. If necessary our lawyers can bring and defend claims issued in the courts, always with reference to specific protocols that relate to such claims.
Our Dispute Resolution Team