DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Hopkin Murray Beskine

Social Housing

3 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Full-service housing practice advising tenants on possession and eviction matters, including the use of human rights and discrimination-related defences. Also handles disrepair claims, and housing allocation and homelessness cases. Covers a broad range of housing litigation and judicial review claims.

Strengths

"They are very impressive and leave no stone unturned," comments one source.

Notable practitioners

Ann Bevington offers considerable expertise in disrepair and unlawful eviction cases, as well as possession proceedings. She also advises on homelessness and anti-social behaviour cases, with further experience of shared ownership lease disputes.
"She is excellent and has an incredible level of experience."

Lesley Curtis often advises tenants in relation to disrepair and property litigation. She also acts for landlords in connection with commercial and residential property matters.
"She is very experienced and has a great sense of judgement."

Rebekah Carrier is routinely sought out for her substantial experience in assisting tenants with making challenges to local housing policies. She is also well versed in advising on homelessness issues.
"She does amazing work on judicial reviews, and is dedicated to her clients."

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UK-wide

Social Housing: Tenants


Ann Bevington
Band 1
Lesley Curtis
Band 3
Rebekah Carrier
Band 3