The Housing and Community Care team is one of the most established teams in Chambers and is committed to providing an expert, reliable and friendly service. We bring a wide range of experience to our work which encompasses all aspects of housing law. The areas of work we cover includes homelessness, possession claims, anti-social behaviour, disrepair and illegal eviction.
All members of the team share a common ethos to provide the best representation to clients who are often vulnerable, disadvantaged and unaware of their rights. We welcome informal contact from solicitors who want assistance or who simply want to run an idea past a colleague. We all believe that homelessness or the loss of a home is one of the most devastating blows that an individual or family can experience. All members of the team, however senior, will lend a hand for a straightforward application when necessary. We recognise that the nature of housing work does not always fit into office hours and we regularly undertake emergency out of hours applications in the Administrative Court or to the duty judge. Over the years, the housing team has developed a strong reputation around the country and is instructed by some of the most experienced housing solicitors. Most of the work carried out is on behalf of tenants but some members are regularly instructed by local authorities and landlords. Housing aside, all landlord and tenant work is covered and some members have a particular interest in commercial property.
We provide regular seminars on developing areas of housing law both in chambers and at solicitor's offices. Please contact the clerks for further details.