About Woodstock Legal Services

We're not your typical law firm and don't want to be. 

At Woodstock Legal Services, we've gathered our wisdom from years of legal experience and paired it with a willingness to break the mould. Our focus? Providing tailored, actionable advice in plain English. No jargon, no runaround—just straightforward guidance you can actually use. 

We don’t dabble. We focus on being the absolute best in landlord and tenant law rather than spreading ourselves thin. That way, you know you're getting expert advice from landlord solicitors who understand your situation. You're not just another case file to us; you're a person, a business, a story. And every story deserves the right ending.

Whether you need clear-cut landlord legal advice or want a legal team where you feel like a valued partner, let's connect. We're ready to change the game with a fresh approach to law. 

Let's discuss your situation and find solutions. 

Award-winning Landlord and Tenant Legal Service Providers

Placing your trust in a law firm is a big decision and one not to be made lightly.

From the moment you reach out, we focus on helping you achieve the outcome you want. When choosing legal representation, you want landlord solicitors who provide the services you need and are committed to building a long-term relationship.

So, why Woodstock Legal Services?

  • Nationwide Reach: Our team, whilst based in the south of England, undertakes work across the whole of England and Wales and is regularly involved in significant regional and national property transactions and litigation. 
  • Focused Specialisation: We don’t dabble. Our Landlord & Tenant Team dedicates 100% of its time to this complex legal area. We’re also one of the most experienced across the UK, having dealt with hundreds of thousands of individual matters for managing agents, letting agents and private landlords over the last ten years.
  • Comprehensive Eviction Support & Beyond: At Woodstock Legal Services, we don’t just advise on obtaining possession for our landlord clients. Our team are also specialists in recovering rent arrears, damage-related losses, and the legal costs associated with landlord legal issues.
  • Award-Winning Excellence: Don’t just take our word for it. Our nationally recognised and double award-winning landlord and tenant property team was winner of the ‘Best Landlord Legal Services Provider’ at the National LIS Awards 2022 and 2023. 
  • A Modern, Client-First Approach: We ditch the stuffiness of traditional firms and legal service providers, offering experienced legal professionals who provide clear advice and prioritise your needs. You'll be involved every step of the way, getting personalised strategies backed by years of experience expertise in Landlord and Tenant Law. 
  • Time-Sensitive Solutions: We understand the time sensitivity in which some matters need to be handled. We deliver expert legal advice to clients commercially, mitigating risk and identifying solutions.
  • Proactive & Transparent Communication: We are proactive and communicate regularly with you, so you, as a landlord, can be confident in our actions and understand the process and legalities concerning your matter.
  • Creative & Collaborative Problem-Solving: We work alongside you to develop tailored solutions for your legal challenges and help you implement them effectively.
  • True Value Through Experience: Our dynamic size, expertise, and hard-earned experience in providing landlord legal advice enables us to provide our clients with true value for money. 
  • Personalised Service with Senior Support: We match the right level of expertise to your case and ensure director-level involvement throughout for optimal outcomes.
  • Highly Trained Specialists: All our team undergo rigorous training to ensure they can provide high-level specialist support to our clients. This is incredibly valuable for our landlord clients in what has become a complex area of law.
  • Industry Engagement & Thought Leadership: Our Landlord & Tenant Team actively participates in key industry events like the National Landlord Investment Show and NRLA Conference. Our CEO, Carly Jermyn, is a recognised voice, appearing on PropertyTV Question Time to share insights and shape industry discussions.
  • Stay ahead of the curve: Read our latest legal insights for landlord and tenant updates.

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Exclusive NRLA Member Discount

We're proud to offer NRLA members a 10% discount on legal fees upon confirmation of a valid NRLA membership.

A Full Suite of Services for our landlord clients

Our expert solicitors also advise on a wide range of more complicated issues affecting the private rental sector, such as:

  • Unlawful eviction claims: Landlords must follow strict legal procedures for evictions. We'll protect your rights, guide you through the process, and defend you against any unjustified unlawful eviction claims by tenants.
  • Company lets and Forfeiture: Navigating the intricacies of different type of tenancies and forfeiture proceedings requires specialised knowledge. We'll safeguard your interests, whether you're a landlord or a company tenant.
  • Repairs and dilapidations claims: Disputes over property condition at the end of a tenancy can be costly. We'll help you minimise your financial liability as a landlord or recover rightful compensation as a tenant.
  • Deposit protection disputes:  Adhering to deposit scheme regulations is crucial. We'll help you navigate deposit disputes, protect your funds, and avoid costly penalties.
  • Harassment:  Protect yourself against unfounded harassment allegations from tenants. We’ll provide sound legal counsel and help you understand your rights in these situations.
  • Discrimination: Housing discrimination laws hold serious implications. We'll advise on your legal obligations as a landlord and protect you against unlawful discrimination claims.
  • Bespoke document drafting:  Whether you need a tenancy agreement, a specific clause drafted or a guarantor agreement. Solid agreements are essential to protect your interests.
  • Debt Recovery: Once possession is obtained, we advise landlords on their options for recovering any financial loss with the aim of getting money back in the pocket of the landlord. 

At Woodstock Legal Services, you can count on our experience to get the landlord legal advice you need, when you need it.

"I was impressed by the quality, professionalism and attention to detail of the team at Woodstock Legal Services. When you’re faced with the uncertainty and challenge of a court hearing, it’s pretty amazing to feel that someone is there for you, believes in you and has your best interests at heart. I felt supported, and the advice I received was just what I needed. Thank you."

Landlord & Tenant Client

"We’ve worked with Woodstock Legal Services for over two years now for evictions on a large block of flats that we manage on behalf of a multi-landlord. Each eviction that we have had has been seamlessly monitored from start to finish and we have been fully supported by Carly in particular. We were kept fully updated along the way. I would highly recommend Woodstock Legal Services for any agent needing help with evictions."

Agent Client

"Woodstock Legal Services dealt with our case with full professionalism and understanding. From day one, they were helpful and extremely efficient with all aspects of the case. We were really impressed with the attention to detail and ultimately winning our case. We would not hesitate to use Woodstock in the future."

Landlord & Tenant Client


Cuckooing: A landlord's guide to this growing threat

As a landlord in the UK, you understand the importance of protecting your rental property and ensuring your tenants' safety. Unfortunately, a growing threat known as "cuckooing" can jeopardise both. Eleanor Trapaud, a Landlord and Tenant Solicitor at Woodstock Legal Services, sheds light on this insidious practice and offers practical steps for landlords to protect themselves and their vulnerable tenants.

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As a landlord in the UK, finding reliable tenants is essential for the success of your rental business. In some cases, requesting a guarantor can provide an extra layer of financial security. Landlord and Tenant lawyer Anna Hughes of Woodstock Legal Services explains what a guarantor is, the benefits of using one, and the potential pitfalls to avoid.

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