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Clarke Willmott LLP

Social Housing

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What the team is known for

Offers particular strength in housing management matters, such as disrepair claims, injunction proceedings and possession cases. Also capable of providing advice on policy matters to registered provider clients. Fields a number of expert litigators who conduct court advocacy. Acts for a range of local authorities and registered providers.

Strengths

One client states: "The responsiveness is really good and they promote a collaborative relationship."

Work highlights

Advised the Guinness Partnership on a possession order due to non-payment of rent.

Notable practitioners

Lindsay Felstead maintains a strong reputation for her handling of housing management proceedings, while also advising on tenancy agreements and policy reviews. Her experience includes complex possession claims and anti-social behaviour injunctions.
"She is very good and very honest, which we really appreciate. You feel that you are working with a colleague as opposed to an external partner."

Natalie Pickford draws on previous experience as a neighbourhood officer for a housing provider in her housing management practice. She acts for registered providers on a range of disputes, including anti-social behaviour enforcement proceedings and possession orders.
"She is very good and very proactive." "She has the ability to explain things in layperson's terms."

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Overview

Clarke Willmott's national Social Housing team is one of the largest of its kind in the UK delivering services across England and Wales.

Clarke Willmott's team comprises specialists from across the firm with particular expertise in social housing. They provide a “one-stop-shop” for their social housing clients by delivering seamless, sector-focussed advice across a wide range of legal areas, including corporate and commercial, planning and environment, procurement, development, construction, commercial property, finance, charging, sales, governance, renewable energy , housing and asset management, stock rationalisation, employment & HR, debt recovery, and property and commercial litigation.

Clarke Willmott has a high profile within the social housing sector and are members of leading industry bodies such as The National Housing Federation and the Chartered Institute of Housing. This means that we are at the forefront of thought leadership within the housing sector and pass on useful information and insights to our clients. We are regular speakers and attendees at sector conferences.

Social Housing Department

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55 Spring Gardens

Manchester

Lancashire

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M2 2BY

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Social Housing


Lindsay Felstead
Band 2
Natalie Pickford
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