About Us

Respected by regulator, industry and government.

From an upstart that disrupted the legal industry, Landlord Action has grown to become a government advisor.

Solicitors Regulation Authority

With a full team of in-house lawyers, Landlord Action are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

NLA, RLA & ARLA

We are the go-to solution for the leading institutions in the housing sector – both the RLA and the NLA refer their members to us. Landlord Action also provides regional training for ARLA members and other letting agents.

Advisor to the Property Redress Scheme

In recognition of our expertise in Housing Law and in the Lettings Industry in general, our founder, Paul Shamplina sits on The Property Redress Scheme Advisory Council.

Advising Government

We were asked to advise the government on the changes in Housing Law – the deregulation bill. Our founder, Paul Shamplina has also been advising a Government Think Tank on speeding up the eviction process.

Standing up for landlords since 1999.

Landlord Action is the UK’s 1st eviction and housing law specialist and the first to be authorised by the Solicitors  Regulation Authority.

To help landlords, we have campaigned to have the law changed – and we’ve won. Now, our constant battles are with the legal process, the court system, opportunist tenants and their lawyers.

We deal with problem tenants, squatters, rental debts and other housing law matters in England and Wales.

Our aim is always to resolve issues quickly and minimise losses. Our specialist knowledge and vast experience help us to get results.

The legal team.

The Landlord Action legal team are experienced lawyers and paralegals who specialise in one area of the law. They are led by two people who aren’t only legal – they understand the property industry too.

Julie Herbert.
Head of Landlord & Tenant.

Before getting into law Julie was a letting agent. Now, with over 13 years in this area of the law, Julie is battle-hardened by years as an advocate in county courts across the country, representing landlords. She sets a high very standard for the legal team.

Justin Selig.
Head of legal.

A solicitor of 20 years, Justin is a director of Landlord Action. He is also a landlord with a residential and commercial portfolio. You might think he’s lawyer who’s a landlord, or a landlord who’s a lawyer.

Have you seen this man? He’s Paul Shamplina.

You’ve probably seen him on TV on in the papers. He’s our founder and he’s been fighting for landlords his entire professional life. He doesn’t hold back on his views and the national media are constantly asking for his expert opinion.

National papers

The exposure all began when The London Evening Standard called us “A Blessing For Landlords”. Since 1999 there have been too many articles to count. Landlord Action is constantly asked by national, local and trade press for comments and views on property issues.

BBC, ITV, CH4, CH5

As well as many appearances on different news programs, Landlord Action has been at the centre of three TV different series, one for ITV and two for CH5.

Radio

Landlord Action has been featured on many local and nation stations including Radio-2 with Jeremy Vine and more than one appearance on Radio-4 Moneybox.

London’s loudest voice

Paul has been co-hosting a weekly property phone-in with Clive Bull on LBC.

Authorised.
Recognised.
Respected.
Awarded.

Beware of the copycats.

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Since we revolutionised this legal service a multitude of small business have copied us. The flattery is fine, but landlords and agents should be cautious. Many internet services don’t use solicitors and often their ‘fixed rates’ don’t even include the court fees or VAT.

“This really has been an incredibly busy year for Landlord Action. The team has worked extremely hard to adapt to the company changes whilst ensuring we continue to provide an award winning service, and it looks like we have achieved this, so I am extremely proud. We have even more planned for next year, as we evolve our service to meet the ever changing needs of the fast paced buy-to-let industry and further support our network of landlords.”

Paul Shamplina, Founder of Landlord Action.

Our campaigns have changed the law.

Our campaigns have pulled landlords together and effected change. We changed the law on squatting and we continue to fight for landlords.

“Having regularly campaigned for landlords’ rights, Landlord Action is well known amongst the industry as a champion for landlords, previously fighting against unfair interest rate rises and criminalising squatting. This, coupled with their pioneering decision to become regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, helped scoop them this year’s award.”

Landlord & Buy-to-Let Awards committee.

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