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Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Social Housing

4 ranked lawyersBand 2West MidlandsUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offers the full spectrum of services, from stock acquisitions and development to funding and housing management matters. Also has expertise in advising on the establishment of new social housing companies. Experienced in acting for a diverse client base, including numerous registered providers, investors and development companies.

Strengths

One source states: "They are a professional firm with high standards and clear advice."

Another interviewee adds: "They are efficient and effective."

Work highlights

Advised Gateway Housing Association on the acquisition of affordable units at the 82 West India Dock Road development from Rockwell.

Notable practitioners

Digby Morgan acts for housing associations on a range of matters, including site developments and stock rationalisation projects.
"He is helpful and knowledgeable, and responds quickly to enquiries."

Dorota Pawlowski advises social housing providers on disrepair claims, possession proceedings and anti-social behaviour injunctions.

Natalie Owen is an experienced senior associate who advises registered providers on a range of financing transactions, as well as asset management concerns.
"She is pragmatic and dynamic."

Yetunde Dania advises registered providers on the full range of housing management concerns, with notable strength handling anti-social behaviour injunctions, possession proceedings and disrepair claims. She has further experience of succession matters and tenancy fraud.
"She is an incredibly approachable, knowledgeable and very principled lawyer."

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Overview

Affordable housing is part of our firm's DNA and we’ve worked in the sector for over 50 years.

Trusted to work on the most complex affordable housing issues, we have a deep experience of working with the regulator as well as an in-depth understanding of how the sector has evolved and the exciting future that lies ahead. As a firm we are renowned for our expertise in bringing public and private sectors together and helping our clients make the most of innovative partnership and joint venture opportunities.

Our experience includes working on the groundbreaking Meridian Water development.  We advised on the restructuring of Peabody – one of the UK’s most iconic housing associations. And we are helping to drive projects on Newcastle’s Byker Estate, London’s Barking Riverside, Plymouth’s North Prospect and Hyde Group's acquisition and redevelopment of 14 acres at Charlton Riverside.




Social Housing Department

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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10 Colmore Row

Birmingham

West Midlands

UK

B3 2QD

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West Midlands

Social Housing


Digby Morgan
Band 3
Dorota Pawlowski
Associates to watch
Natalie Owen
Associates to watch
Yetunde Dania
Band 2