I already rented and moved out. I paid the deposit to the previous tenant who agreed that the deposit she paid was to be refunded to me instead of her. That was the landlady wish to have confirmation that the deposit should be relinquished in my favour. Now she is saying I never got in touch with her for taking over the rent. I couldn't since I went through her estate agent who didn't inform her of the situation. I shouldn't be held responsible for the estate agent mistakes.
Yes I did
But the landlady agreed to return the deposit to me instead of the original tenant and now she changes her mind.