The Complete Legal Service Based in Spennymoor and Ferryhill County Durham
Spennymoor: 01388-815317
Ferryhill: 01740-657444

Landlord and Tenant

Landlord and Tenant


Evans & Co are able to assist and keep clients up to date with all aspects of Landlord and Tenant Law in relation to both commercial and residential properties.

Assistance for Landlords

Whether you are:

  • Needing assistance with tenancy agreement documentation
  • Needing advice or assistance with protecting a tenancy deposit
  • Needing help in removing a tenant from your property
  • Trying to enforce a possession order
  • Wanting general advice on your legal obligations as a landlord

We can help by:

  • Preparing tenancy agreements, tailored to your specific needs
  • Preparing and serving appropriate notices
  • Serving the required deposit protection documentation and protecing the deposit itself within one of the government authorised schemes
  • Issuing possession proceedings on your behalf
  • Issuing a warrant of execution for possession on your behalf
  • Providing you with continued support in dealing with any issues that may arise throughout your tenancy

Assistance for Tenants

Whether you are:

  • Requiring assistance with any ongoing problems between you and your landlord
  • Wanting to terminate your tenancy
  • Needing advice on how to recover your deposit
  • Defending possession proceedings that have been issued against you by your landlord
  • Needing general advice on your rights and responsibilities as a tenant

We can help by:

  • Advising on appropriate notice periods should you wish to end your tenancy
  • Negotiating with landlords with a view to settling any disputes which may arise
  • Preparing documentation to assist you in defending possession proceedings that have been issued against you
  • Representing you in court
  • Advising on the implications of tenancy agreements, as well the minimum legal obligations you have as a tenant
  • Advising on the minimum legal obligations your landlord has in relation to your tenancy

Contact us for further information.

This work is undertaken by Debra Swinburn and Calum Dickson..

Spennymoor Office

33 Cheapside,
County Durham,
DL16 6QF

tel: +44 (0) 1388 815317
fax: +44 (0) 1388 811605

Ferryhill Office

1 Parker Terrace,
County Durham,
DL17 8JY

tel: +44 (0) 1740 657444
fax: +44 (0) 1740 655533

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Monday 9.00 am – 5pm
Tuesday 9.00 am – 5pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 6pm*
(* Spennymoor Free Legal Surgery 4pm-6pm)
Thursday 9.00am – 6pm **
(** Ferryhill Free Legal Surgery 4pm-6pm)
Friday 9.00am – 5pm