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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Acting for legal expenses insurance backed and privately funded cases for over 25 years has given me vast experience of virtually every type of property work, ranging from conveyancing problems to disputes with charities and local authorities, litigation over interests in land, boundaries, public and private rights of way, other easements, nuisance and...
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...
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...
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...
Barry Coulter is a specialist in civil litigation. He started his legal career as a common law practitioner in civil, crime and family. He has been in private practice since 1985 and during that period there are few areas of law where he has not been instructed (although he no longer practices in crime or family).
His bread and butter comes from...
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...
Kevin is very experienced in advising on and representing clients involved with boundary disputes (both before the courts and in mediation) involving issues of legal title, boundary agreements and adverse possession (under the old and new rules). He also advises on easements (especially rights of way) and restrictive covenants.
Property, construction and commercial disputes, involving conveyancing, landlord and tenant, easements, boundaries, covenants, contractual disputes, sale of goods, franchises, commercial agency and also the partnership and directors’ disputes which precede or follow such matters together with procedures for interim injunctions and winding up applications...