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
Who is the best barrister for me?
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 advise and represent clients in court in a range of property disputes. These include:
- adverse possession
- alteration of the register
- beneficial interests and orders for sale
- boundary disputes
- charging orders
- party walls
Robert is a highly regarded and experienced property barrister who undertakes all types of property related work including easements, rights of light, restrictive covenants, boundaries, adverse possession, trusts of land, constructive/resulting trusts, proprietary estoppel including ransom strips with a particular emphasis on property development...
Stephanie’s background in property and understanding of the CPR makes her well suited to advising and attending on claims concerning the Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and Proprietary Estoppel. She has a busy paper practice which involves drafting pleadings in contested TOLATA claims, witness statements and opinions. She has...
Neil is a highly accomplished commercial litigator whose practice substantially involves disputes in a business context. Whilst providing friendly, pragmatic and plain-speaking advice, he is also known as a tenacious advocate who argues his client’s case without flinching or backing off under pressure. In a particularly difficult case, one senior...
As an employed barrister with over 26 years experience, Mirza has had a number of cases reported in relevant publications dealing with the full range of local authority cases. Some of these cases were decided by the House of Lords/Supreme Court and included major Judicial Reviews in relation to, for example:
housing & homelessness;...
After completing his pupillage he commenced practice in the Chambers of John Roberts Q.C. where he practiced mainly criminal and employment law. In his early days Mr Cofie quickly made a name for himself and had a number of reported cases in the areas of crime, family, employment and administrative law. His present practice is mainly in civil law.
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...
I have considerable experience of bankruptcy and corporate insolvency proceedings, contractual disputes, employment issues (especially unfair and wrongful dismissal, redundancy, discrimination, whistleblowing, restraint of trade clauses, non-payment of bonuses and other unlawful deductions from pay) and property matters (commercial and residential,...