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    • JuLeSg100
    • By JuLeSg100 12th Oct 17, 9:00 PM
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    Tenancy Deposit not protected
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    • 12th Oct 17, 9:00 PM
    Tenancy Deposit not protected 12th Oct 17 at 9:00 PM
    I’ve just found out that my Tenancy deposit wasn’t protected after my previous landlord refused to pay me it back. Has anyone use any of the “no win no fee” companies to take a landlord to court? Did you get your Monday back and who would you recommend I use?
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    • pinkshoes
    • By pinkshoes 12th Oct 17, 9:11 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 9:11 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 9:11 PM
    Just write to the landlord pointing out that they failed in their legal requirement to protect your deposit, so they have 14 days to return it IN FULL otherwise you will sue them for 3X the amount.

    If they don't return it in full, take it to the small claims court.

    You certainly don't need a no win no fee company! Just do it yourself online if required - simples!
    Should've = Should HAVE (not 'of')
    Would've = Would HAVE (not 'of')

    No, I am not perfect, but yes I do judge people on their use of basic English language. If you didn't know the above, then learn it! (If English is your second language, then you are forgiven!)
    • Slithery
    • By Slithery 12th Oct 17, 9:11 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 9:11 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 9:11 PM
    Why pay someone to do it for you? It's easy enough to do yourself.
    • G_M
    • By G_M 12th Oct 17, 11:14 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 11:14 PM
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    • 12th Oct 17, 11:14 PM
    ........ Has anyone use any of the “no win no fee” companies to take a landlord to court?
    Originally posted by JuLeSg100
    I doubt it. What's the point?

    You spend ages giving all the facts, relevant info, evidence etc to a lawyer instead of to a court, and then if you win you only get half what the court awards you....


    * Deposits: payment, protection and return
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