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Arthur Cox

Social Housing

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Northern IrelandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

High-quality practice frequently sought by housing associations across Northern Ireland. Acts on the full range of social housing issues, with expertise in procurement, stock transfers, governance and disputes work. Also notable for its strength in advising clients on design and build schemes.

Work highlights

Advised Apex Housing Association on a development project to deliver 656 homes as part of a social housing scheme.

Notable practitioners

Alastair Todd frequently advises social housing providers on site acquisitions and disposals as well as design and build schemes.
"He is very commercial, quickly gets to the heart of the core issues and works very collaboratively with us to quickly resolve issues."

William Curry offers particular strength in procurement matters concerning design and build schemes.
"He is commercial and very knowledgeable."

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Overview

Arthur Cox is the pre-eminent law firm in the Social Housing sector in Northern Ireland.

Our dedicated Social Housing team draws together specialists from our Property, Procurement, Finance, Construction, Corporate and Dispute Resolution groups.

We are at the cutting edge of the development of new means and approaches to delivering stock as well as innovations in procurement and financing models in Northern Ireland.


We act for social housing landlords responsible for in excess of many thousands of homes and have helped them to achieve significant further development.

We have an in-depth understanding of the issues and challenges impacting upon social housing in Northern Ireland. For example we are aware of the challenges facing housing associations in achieving funding as well as the importance of making sure that funding and schemes are secured within the relevant financial year.

Members

Carvill, Cahal

Curry, William

Mansfield, Stuart

Ritchie, Chris

Todd, Alastair

Todd, Alastair

Industries

Charities / Not for Profit

Construction & Materials

Government

Housing Associations

Housing Sector

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Social Housing

Arthur Cox

firm
Location

Victoria House, Gloucester Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT1 4LS

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Northern Ireland

Social Housing


Alastair Todd
Band 2
William Curry
Band 2