Croftons Solicitors LLP

Social Housing Department

North West
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What the team is known for Well-known group offering the full range of development and housing management matters, alongside expertise in regulatory and governance issues. Works with a number of notable regional housing associations on anti-social behaviour cases and other complex housing matters.

Strengths A client reports: "They are extremely proactive in resolving issues and offering solutions. I trust them to be able to complete any task I pass on to them."

"It's a good firm that offers excellent customer service and experts in the area of social housing," states a source.

Work highlights Advised Helena Partnerships on the purchase of land by way of a conditional contract for a development scheme of 150 new homes in St Helens.

Notable practitioners

Impressed interviewees describe Arthur Chapman as "extremely knowledgeable and always able to offer solutions to any problems we face." He is a longstanding social housing expert, and regularly advises on property transactions such as lease agreements, acquisitions and sales.

Melanie Dirom comes recommended for her strong housing management litigation practice, which includes advising on ground-breaking tenancy enforcement disputes involving complex issues of anti-social behaviour. "She is knowledgeable, responsive, professional and, most importantly, reliable," say interviewees.