Cases we accept
Private Landlord and Tenant
Including repossessions under s.8 & s.21 Housing Act, validity of notice, how to prepare for the hearing and costs issues. (Excluding disrepair, harassment, social or shared housing disputes.)
Explaining what evidence is required and/or helpful to persuade the court to adjourn possession hearings or stay of warrant of execution.
Awareness of Mortgage Repossession and protection of tenants, and whether this is applicable to the client’s case.
General advice on clients' rights and letter drafting. (Excluding mobile phone contracts).
Contemplating separation or divorce and want to know your rights? Assistance with filling out family court forms. (Does not include children's matters).
Includes grievances, disciplinaries, imminent dismissal, ongoing discrimination, or workplace harassment. Only where the client is still in employment.
Interim County Court Applications
Summary judgement or applications to set aside.
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and Senior Lecturer in Law
Reshma has over 15 years of civil litigation experience in housing, contractual and commercial disputes; and personal injury claims. More recently she focused on employment law with a particular emphasis on discrimination and sexual harassment in the work place. She is a senior lecturer in employment law at Roehampton.
and Senior Lecturer in Law
Cynthia is a Senior Lecturer with extensive experience in Property Law and Equity & Trust Law in particular. She has previously taught at the Queen Mary University of London and the University of East London. She also previously worked as the Education Officer with the Honourable Society of Middle Temple.
Cynthia has an extensive Civil Law practice with experience in a wide range of matters, from Landlord & Tenant, Consumer Law, Insolvency, Property, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Family Law. Cynthia is passionate about great client care and client satisfaction.
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Client who has an on-going fast-track trial for the recovery of £20,000
"I cannot thank you enough for your help and time! You gave me hope and strength to be brave enough and proceed with the case. I have read the summary judgment [application] and I really appreciate the effort and time you took to put all the details I have provided to you… Again, many thanks to you and the whole team! You are more than amazing!"
Client with a Consumer dispute
"Please let everyone know that [the other party] just called me the other day and they accepted my request for a refund. I would like to thank you and the team that tried to help me with this case."
Client with a Landlord Dispute
"What a lovely experience, my friend and I were made to feel very calm. We have moved out of our house now and are still waiting for the deposit but feel confident it will be returned to us."
Please be aware we are only able to offer remote appointments and so all of our clients will need to be able access Zoom and be able to send us documentation digitally.
We cannot take on clients:
- who have already received legal advice on their matter
- where there may be a conflict of interest for our solicitors or,
- who wish to pursue a claim against the University.
We reserve the right not to give advice in any particular case.