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Russell-Cooke

Social Housing: Tenants

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team acting for tenants on the full range of housing issues, including disrepair claims, homelessness appeals and possession proceedings. Offers further expertise in judicial review, allocation disputes and injunction appeals. Routinely provides advice and litigation support to housing cooperatives run by tenants.

Work highlights

Acted for a vulnerable client with bipolar disorder who applied to the council for housing but was refused on the basis of non-priority. The firm challenged the Section 202 decision, which was subsequently withdrawn.

Notable practitioners

Caroline Brosnan has particular expertise in homelessness applications, as well as cases involving mental health matters. She also assists clients with claims concerning anti-social behaviour and possession proceedings.
"She is absolutely dedicated to her clients, has a great depth of knowledge and is very thoughtful."

Graham French is experienced in defending tenants in possession proceedings as well as complex disrepair cases, including in the Court of Appeal. He has notable experience of cases involving anti-social behaviour and mental health issues.

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Social Housing: Tenants Department

Russell-Cooke

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8 Bedford Row

London

Greater London

UK

WC1R 4BX

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Social Housing: Tenants


Caroline Brosnan
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Graham French
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