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What notice has been served on you? If you have a copy, please attach using the paperclip.
What documents did she send you? Are you at the end of your contract already? Have you signed a new one or are you on a periodic tenancy?
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Are you still living in the property?
There is nothing your landlord can do now about the deposit - she failed to protect it, no matter what her reasons, so in order to serve notice on you, she has to return it first. If she doesn't return it, then her notice will be invalid and she won't be able to evict you from the property unless you fail to pay rent or cause damage, or some other reason that she can serve a different type of notice on you for.
You can certainly make an application to the court for the return of your deposit plus a penalty payment - it will be up to the court to decide whether to award you one or up to three times the deposit amount as a penalty payment against the landlord. However, court cases are long and stressful and as your deposit is now protected, you might consider requesting its return from the protection scheme it is in once you leave the property. You can't ask for it back before you leave - but you can go to court over it before you leave.
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Who has the deposit? Why is it not protected anymore?
the documents signed in retrospect don't matter in relation to the deposit. THe law is clear the deposit has to be protected, so if the landlord has not returned it you can sue.
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