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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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
Marc advises upon all aspects of the law of contract and land law (residential, commercial and family), drafts letters and statements of case and negotiates on behalf of those involved in a range of contentious matters. He frequently appears before the County Courts and the High Court on behalf of individuals engaged in complex and protracted business...
I offer expertise in both residential and commercial property related litigation, having acted for individuals, banks and other lenders, local authorities and charities in claims relating to disputed property ownership , adverse possession, rights of way and easements. Having initially practised in family law I developed a significant practice in claims...
For his call, Paul is the highest-ranked barrister in the UK in the Legal 500 (2016) in property litigation. It is said of him: “he is a commanding presence in the courtroom and goes that extra mile to ensure no stone is left unturned”. Previous editions have stated he is: “incisive, approachable and very commercial; great to put in front of...
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...
Paul is an experienced and enthusiastic property law barrister with expertise in a range of areas. While the core of his practice lies in real property, Paul applies his expertise to all aspects of property law. His property practice covers the following core areas:
- Real Property: all types of constructive and resulting trusts; proprietary...
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...
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