Housing and Debt


Our housing department consists of solicitors who are dedicated and experienced in Housing Law. We provide advice and assistance to tenants, landlords, homelessness applicants and trespassers/ squatters.

We can help with a number of problems including the following:

Landlord & Tenant Issues

  • Defending claims for disrepair
  • Unlawful eviction and injunctions
  • Notice seeking Possession
  • Defending unlawful eviction claims
  • Repossession and representation at court
  • Unfair terms contract

Disrepair , Allocation & Transfer

  • Claims made by tenant(s) against the landlord
  • Allocation of permanent accommodation
  • Enhancing points

Possession Proceedings

  • Defending possessions claims
  • Harassment
  • Rent areas issues
  • Service charge disputes
  • Housing benefits issues
  • Right to Buy
  • Alternative accommodation
  • Succession rights
  • Squatters rights and adverse possessions
  • Security of tenure


  • Temporary accommodation pending a homelessness application appeal to the County Court against council decisions
  • Reviews against Council decisions
  • Judicial Review to secure temporary accommodation
  • Homelessness applications


We can provide legal representation and advice under the Legal Aid in some court proceedings. We will always advise you as to your eligibility for public funding.

If in your particular circumstances Legal Aid is not available, or you choose to instruct us privately, we offer competitive rates, and are happy to discuss our fees with you.



Debt problems can arise from a range of circumstances such as bereavement, illness, disability, injury, relationships breakdown, stress, depression, cost of living, redundancy, low wages etc.

We use our credit cards, debt consolidation loans, store cards and other means, in the hope that they will get us by until things improve but sometimes they don’t.

At Kimberly Wayne & Diamond we are able to provide you with advice and assistance on all aspects of debt issues. Our experienced practitioners will work with you and help you make informed choices and find solutions to tackle your debts.

We aim to improve the quality of your life by advising and assisting with your debt related issues. We will help to give you the confidence that you can take action to stop bailiffs or county court Judgements being issued.

Our services include the following:

  • Utility Bill Arrears
  • Council Tax Arrears
  • Consumer Credit Agreements
  • Bankruptcy & Individual Voluntary Arrangements
  • Charging
  • Hire Purchase Agreement
  • Mortgage Arrears & Repossession
  • Rescheduling Credit Card and other Debts
  • Restrictions
  • Statutory Demand
  • Secured and unsecured loans
If you are having difficulty paying your debts and need help or advice on how to tackle your debt problems, contact us and talk to one of our practitioner’s who can give you advice and assist you.