Understanding Section 21 Notices

Legal Guidance

A Section 21 notice, also known as a "no-fault eviction" notice, is a legal document used by landlords in the UK to regain possession of a property at the end of an assured shorthold tenancy (AST) without specifying a reason for eviction. However, the process requires strict adherence to local laws and regulations. At Resolve Solicitors, we specialize in providing expert guidance to both landlords and tenants dealing with Section 21 notices, ensuring that their rights are protected and the process is carried out fairly and legally.


No, Section 21 notices cannot be served during the first four months of the tenancy and must comply with specific notice periods.

The notice period varies depending on the type of AST and local laws, but it's typically at least two months.

Yes, tenants can challenge Section 21 notices if they believe they are not valid or have legal defenses.

Tenants have the right to defend themselves in court, challenge improper notices, and request reasonable accommodations.

The duration varies depending on factors like the notice period, local court procedures, and tenant defenses.

Yes, negotiation or mediation can be effective in reaching settlement agreements to avoid eviction.

Contact us directly, and our experienced team will provide the guidance and support needed to navigate Section 21 notice proceedings effectively.

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