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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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.
Timothy has great experience in property issues icluding : Landlord and Tenant (Residential and Commercial); Mortgage related litigation;
Proprietary estoppel and Constructive trusts claims; Co-ownership of property claims; Rectification of Land Registry, Boundary disputes; Service charge disputes; Inheritance Act and Probate related claims;...
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...
During his time as in-house solicitor at Bovis Lend Lease he oversaw the company leases, involving complex drafting, negotiation of commercial leases and licences, rent review, alienation, notices of renewal and negotiated dilapidations settlement agreements, break notices and statutory renewal notices. He has experience of Commercial lease disputes in...
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...
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...