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Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Social Housing

3 ranked lawyersBand 1North WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Top-quality national team with a strong profile in the North West. Well known for its property and commercial work, alongside a capacity to handle housing management, finance and governance matters. Frequently advises a range of developers, investors and service providers.

Strengths

One client comments: "They have great experience and knowledge, are incredibly responsive and provide an excellent service."

Work highlights

Advised ClwydAlyn on its takeover of Polish Housing Society's business and assets through a transfer of engagements.

Notable practitioners

Janet Winrow is particularly recognised for her expert handling of regeneration schemes, with further strength in stock rationalisation and property acquisitions and disposals.
"She is absolutely brilliant; she cuts to the root of the problem and is extremely responsive."

Richard St John Williams acts for registered providers, local authorities and private sector clients active in the affordable housing sector, advising on governance matters and joint ventures for development projects.
"He is always supportive and on hand to respond quickly."

Suzanne Benson is adept at advising clients such as local authorities and providers on joint ventures and regeneration projects. She also assists with property acquisitions.
"She is very knowledgeable and has her finger on the pulse of changes." "Suzanne Benson understands our needs and works with us effectively and practically to find solutions."

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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

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

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Location

55 Princess Street

Manchester

Lancashire

UK

M2 4EW

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North West

Social Housing


Janet Winrow
Band 3
Richard St John Williams
Band 2
Suzanne Benson
Band 2