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GT Stewart Limited

Social Housing: Tenants

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What the team is known for

Experienced in all aspects of housing law, including disrepair claims and the defence of tenants against anti-social behaviour actions. Regularly represents vulnerable clients in unlawful eviction and homelessness cases. Adept at bringing claims born out of Equality Act 2010 issues. Further strength in appellate matters.

Strengths

One source states: "They think outside the box, are collaborative and very tenacious."

A market commentator adds: "They have an incredible attention to detail, are highly organised and have strong client care skills."

Notable practitioners

Denise Phillips is experienced in a broad range of housing matters including possession and eviction matters, as well as issues involving anti-social behaviour and homelessness.
"She really strives for a good outcome and goes the extra mile for her clients."

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Overview

GT Stewart's housing team is led by Claire Wiles represent clients in respect of a full range of social housing issues including unlawful evictions, possession cases, homelessness matters, anti-social behaviour and judicial reviews. He is instructed by the Official Solicitor on behalf of protected parties and his work with Shelter make him a valuable addition to the team in 2019.   Higher Court Advocate Dirghayu Patel regularly exercises his rights of audience in the Country Court when pursuing remedies for his clients so they only have to deal with one lawyer.  He fights tenaciously for his clients and apart from housing law he is expert in public law, human rights and community care.  Denise Phillips, Susan Gronbach and David Araya are other notable individuals in the team whose clients include individuals with medical, social and/or mental health issues.

Social Housing: Tenants Department

GT Stewart Limited

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158-162 London Road

Croydon

Greater London

UK

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Social Housing: Tenants


Denise Phillips
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