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Brabners LLP

Social Housing

3 ranked lawyersBand 1North WestUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Top-quality practice handling the full range of housing law for regional and national social housing providers. Advises on large-scale regeneration projects, procurement matters and a range of governance and regulatory issues. Regularly called on to advise on registered provider consolidation. Offers further expertise in charity law and mental health issues.

Strengths

One client praises the team for its "good sector knowledge, pragmatic service and realistic advice."

Another adds: "They are very responsive, decisive and give very clear advice."

Work highlights

Advised Leasowe Community Homes on its opposition to a tenant’s Right to Acquire application following anti-social behaviour.

Notable practitioners

Alistair Fletcher maintains an excellent reputation for his non-contentious capabilities, which include advising on governance and regulatory concerns. He has further strength handling acquisitions and funding arrangements.
"Alistair Fletcher is very knowledgeable and very approachable." "He gives succinct advice tailored to our needs."

Ian Alderson is well known for his expert handling of contentious social housing mandates, with particular strength in disrepair claims and matters concerning rent and service charges. He has further experience advising on housing association mergers and governance matters.

Josephine Morton offers particular strength representing housing associations in management issues, including anti-social behaviour injunctions and possession and disrepair claims.
"She is very organised, very diligent and responds very quickly.""Josephine Morton has good, pragmatic negotiating skills."

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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.

North West

Social Housing


Alistair G Fletcher
Band 1
Ian B Alderson
Band 1
Josephine Morton
Up and Coming