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Landlord and Tenant Disputes

If you are a landlord of private residential property then you may unfortunately be faced with problematic tenants.  In these circumstances we appreciate that it is essential to find both a practical and legal resolution to these issues as swiftly as possible.


Our experienced Landlord & Tenant advisors in Chesterfield, Sheffield and Mansfield combine their knowledge of this specialised area of law with practical advice.

In the event that you are experiencing problems with a tenant, the services we offer are as follows:

  • We can write to your tenant demanding payment of any rent arrears. If the Tenant fails to comply with this demand we can then take action to terminate the tenancy.
  • The next stage would be to serve a Notice Seeking Possession on your Tenant. We can prepare and serve the appropriate Notice on your behalf.
  • It may be that you have not encountered any problems with your Tenants but simply wish to retake possession of the property. If this is the case, we can again prepare and serve the appropriate Notice on your behalf.
  • Once the Notice Seeking Possession has expired Court proceedings can be issued to recover possession of your property. We will discuss this with you and issue Court proceedings requesting and order for possession and, if appropriate, we will also ask the Court for Judgment for the rent arrears.
  • If your tenant fails to move out of the property on or before the date given by the Court, we will then apply for a Warrant of Possession which will involve the Bailiff meeting you at your property and evicting your tenant.

We can also provide advice in relation to the pitfalls of failing to protect a Tenancy Desposit as per the statutory requirements and to assist you in taking preventative steps to avoid such issues or to find the most effective ways to overcome them.

We also provide advice in relation to the following claims:

  • Breach of tenancy conditions
  • Defending claims for disrepair
  • Defending claims for unlawful eviction
  • Recovery of rent arrears (Debt Recovery)

Possession Claims

If your tenants are not paying rent, have breached some other term of the tenancy or if you simply want recover possession of your property as quickly as possible, we can assist you with all of the necessary steps from serving notices, issue Court proceedings, representing you at Court hearings and arranging an eviction. Each stage is set at a FIXED FEE.


Our Costs


Court Fees

Total Cost for Stage

Letter chasing rent arrears





Serving Notice Seeking Possession





Possession Proceedings

(Section 21 )





Possession Proceedings

(Section 8)





Warrant for Possession







If you are experiencing problems with your landlord, we can advise you on your rights and take legal action against your landlord where appropriate.

The types of case that we may be able to assist you with are as follows:

  • Defending possession proceedings
  • Disrepair claims
  • Claims for unlawful eviction
  • Failure to protect Tenancy Deposits

97% of our clients would recommend us to a friend
(Ongoing Client Survey)

I am very grateful for all your efforts and a very satisfactory result. I cannot thank you enough for a first class service and I will happily recommend you to my friends and family.

Mr W, Nottingham

I would like to put on record my great appreciation of the efficient manner in which you have dealt with the estate. At all times you have been so helpful and your advice when things seemed to be falling apart has minimised my stress level.

Mr S, Sheffield

The service I received couldn't have been better!

Mrs C, Chesterfield

The receptionist staff on both days we visited your office were extremely friendly and the whole experience of dealing with Banner Jones was wonderful

T Howard

Very efficient, friendly and professional. We would definitely recommend to friends and family. They made the whole experience problem free.

Mrs W, Mansfield

We’re really grateful for the work you did for us. 10 out of 10!

Mr & Mrs S, Bridlington

Brilliant service, kept well informed all the way through the process. Would definitely recommend.

Miss H, Nottinghamshire

Just a quick thank you for your efforts over the past few weeks.

You've made this process as simple and stress free for me as it could have been. Very much appreciated.

Mr D, Sheffield

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