myBarrister barristers are experts in all aspects of social housing – whether you are a company or developer engaged in constructing housing designed for social housing tenants, or acting for public authorities, housing associated and landlords renting out social housing, or for tenants, who need advice on their rights.
For landlords, barristers can advise on:
- Housing strategy, policy and procedure
- Anti-social behaviour
- Disrepair and housing conditions
- Homelessness and allocations
- Management and policy
- Possession and eviction
- Rents and service charges
For tenants, barristers can advise on:
- Repairs, whether to be carried out by the landlord or to do the improvements yourself
- The right to stay in your home
- If you are a Local Authority tenant, the right to vote to transfer to another landlord
- Buying your own home
- Unlawful eviction
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If you need expert advice on any social housing matter, choose a barrister on myBarrister. Barristers will provide you with guidance so you that you know where you stand and can take the right decisions about what to do next. We can put you in touch with a barrister who can advise you on any proceedings that you need to take or defend.
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I am a barrister at Nexus, The Chambers of Michael Mansfield QC.
I have a great deal of experience in this field, having worked for 15 years prior to becoming a barrister in a in a firm of property management consultants and chartered surveyors. Between 2004 and 2008 I also worked as a duty advocate at Willesden County Court representing tenants...
All my work is done in the context of conflicts within families and relationships. This includes disputes over where the children live after separation, how they are provided for and how much time they spend with the other parent or relative. It also involves property and financial dispute between families and former partners, both with regards ownership...
Justin is recommended as a leading junior by the Legal 500 for property disputes. His expertise includes:
- Restrictive covenants
- Boundary disputes
- Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
- Co-ownership disputes
- Adverse possession
- Farming and agriculture
Why choose me? I will always fight your corner in court and outside court. I have expertise in landlord and tenant cases acting both for landlords and tenants and in housing cases particularly involving ant-social behaviour and succession. I am representing on a public access basis the landlord in an important case before the Supreme Court, Edwards v...
I offer expertise in disputes concerning jointly owned property, this includes issues which arise when a property is registered in the name of one person and another claims an interest in that property arising from a financial contribution or on some other basis.
These disputes commonly arise between couples who have co-habited but whose...
Matthew's particular areas of property-related practice include:
- adverse possession
- boundary disputes
- easements and covenants
- trusts of land
- building disputes
- business tenancy renewals
- forfeiture/possession proceedings