Chevron pointing up icon

Defending possessions proceedings

Solicitors in London

"The absolutely brilliant William Ford."

The Legal 500 Directory 2020, William Ford

Most Visited Housing And Social Care Services

arrow pointing up

Defending possessions proceedings

If you are threatened with possession proceedings the Social Welfare Department can assist.

Dealing with possession proceedings can be a daunting experience because there are different laws that apply if you are tenant of a local authority or of a private tenant. Each client has their own particular set of problems and concerns which need to be addressed.

How Osbornes solicitors can help you

Our department focuses on assisting our clients not only with immediate effect to deal with the threat of eviction but also in planning a sustainable way forward to ensure that the problems do not immediately reoccur. The department also offer debt advice to help clients plan a way forward.

We can help you if your landlord has started court proceedings for rent arrears, nuisance, or some other alleged breach of tenancy.

Our experts can also help you  in mortgage possession claims,  and, where possible, negotiate with your mortgage company to come to an amicable settlement.

Our Social Welfare Department has an excellent track record in suspending warrants for possession and at short notice. A suspension is usually made on terms of agreement to make payments, and of course the sooner you come to us after receiving the warrant the better.

Where it is appropriate we will advise you as to whether you should consider bringing a counterclaim in disrepair to any possession proceedings taken against you.

Why choose Osbornes Solicitors

You will be represented by a member of the social welfare department, which has been recognised and recommended by the independent legal directory the Legal 500.

Speak to a Lawyer

Accreditations

Latest Housing And Social Care News


Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers Property abroad? Forced heirship rules are common place in Europe. Jan Atkinson @osborneslawyers gives her tips to… https://t.co/UpvrKgHJZ4 17 hours ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers Court of Appeal quashes council decision not to prioritise housing need for highly vulnerable young man… https://t.co/A1XGSSVrXT 2 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers Congratulations to Lisa and David for going straight to the top in Chambers and Partners @ChambersGuides new catego… https://t.co/DdNrfuFYlC 2 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers RT @LullabyTrust: If you have any questions about SIDS or safer sleep for babies, our Information Line is open weekdays 10am to 5pm on 0808… 3 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers Thanks to Chandos Lawn Tennis Club for hosting a fantastic invitational team competition on Saturday. Simon Brennan… https://t.co/XaaEpIuKYa 3 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers RT @HandHSocHeath: The next phase of our #MyHampsteadHeath Instagram competition is now open! Submit up to 4 photos on Instagram by Friday… 3 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers Chandos MND Tennis Open - invitational tennis match tomorrow for @MNDPatients. Please donate to a great charity. Go… https://t.co/yNzLIXHdth 5 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers RT @mc_alexm: I think we did too! Great to catch up and to share our journeys to qualification. #legalaidlawyers https://t.co/9qvzBkeFHS 6 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers RT @OsbornesCycling: Last evening our Personal Injury Lawyers @nsam91 @NikkiHall26 @swaine_laura from @osborneslawyers attended the Supreme… 6 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers RT @sarahcklscott: Amazing food and amazing atmosphere at @tapasrevolution opening night in Stratford Westfield!! Thank you so much for hav… 6 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers RT @Law_Works: LawWorks and @Probono_connect are delighted to be working together: helping barristers and solicitors to collaborate on pro… 7 days ago
Osbornes Law Osbornes Law @osborneslawyers We are delighted @osborneslawyers that our managing partner @SKightley has been elected as a Trustee for the London… https://t.co/Spml7aed0s 7 days ago

Introducing Your Housing And Social Care Legal Team

Osbornes has an experienced team of specialist housing-and-social-care lawyers to assist with your case / situation

arrow pointing up

Camden

Livery House, 9 Pratt Street, London NW1 0AE
Tel: 020 7485 8811 Fax: 020 7485 5660
DX Number 57053 Camden Town

Hampstead

28A Hampstead High Street, Hampstead, NW3 1QA
Tel: 020 7485 8811 Fax: 020 7485 5660

Contact a Lawyer

Enter your details below to receive a call from Osbornes:


Trustpilot

Speak To A Lawyer

Speak

To a

Lawyer

ENQUIRY
SUBMIT