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Strictly speaking he is entitled to bring a claim in the small claims court for compensation. You have now protected the money, but you have technically broken the law. You can offer him some compensation or take your chances with the matter going to court. Some judges (but not all) take the view of better late than never and are sympathetic to landlords. But you are potentially liable at present. Happy to discuss further but please rate positive.
You would simply want something in writing to say that it is in full and final settlement. It really is a matter of negotiation. From what you have written I would imagine that if it went to court I would be surprised if he got any more than one times. So you may wish to negotiate up to that sum. Please rate positive.
Something like "I have accepted the sum of xx in full and final settlement of any and all claims that I may have with respect to the landlord's failure to comply with the TDS rules. I am content that the landlord has now complied with the rules and I no longer have any claim."
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