These legal issues could include:

  • having contracts with your tenants and holding their deposits
  • understanding tax requirements and health & safety requirements
  • resolving disuptes and other problems with your tenants

Depending on the situation you may want to talk to a lawyer that specialises in the legal issues that landlords need to know about. You can find information about the different types of lawyer and how to find the right one for your situation on our types of lawyers page.

More help with legal issues

If you are still at the stage of not really knowing for sure if you need legal help, or are just looking to get some advice on your options and situation, there are places you can turn to.

The Government site has a section on all of the relevant legislation, and could help you understand your role as a landlord and how to manage some of the situations you might come up against.