301. Meaning of 'letting agent' and 'letting agency work' under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

301.     Meaning of 'letting agent' and 'letting agency work' under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

A 'letting agent' is a person who engages in letting agency work (whether or not that person engages in other work)1. A person is not a letting agent if he engages in letting agency work in the course of his employment under a contract of employment2. Nor is a person a letting agent if he is an authorised person under the Legal Services Act 20073 engaged in legal activity4 and he does nothing else that is classified as 'lettings agency work'5. Further