With changes to the tenancy deposit scheme legislation expected to come into force in April, Edward Cracknell, solicitor in the Contentious Property team, assesses the practicalities of the legislation.

This article was first published in the February 2012 edition of Property Law Journal.

Please note that since publishing, the legal position in respect of deposit protection has changed as a result of the Deregulation Act 2015.

Tenant-friendly revisions - Property Law Journal - Feb 2012.pdf