TV Edwards LLP

Social Housing: Tenants Department

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What the team is known for Represents tenants and homeless applicants in a broad range of housing litigation. Frequently acts on cases of unlawful eviction and disrepair. Also equipped to handle possession proceedings.

Strengths One client states: "They always work extremely hard to achieve the best possible results for their clients."

Another reports: "They work to an impeccable standard; they are very reliable and thorough and work hard for their clients."

Work highlights Acted for the claimant in a review of a local authority decision that accommodation provided was suitable.

Notable practitioners

Jacky Starling
offers considerable expertise in both housing and community care law. She frequently represents clients in possession proceedings, with an emphasis on cases concerning rent arrears and anti-social behaviour. She also handles homelessness appeals and unlawful eviction claims.
"She is extremely committed with excellent knowledge."

Jenny Hunt
advises clients on a broad range of housing matters, ranging from possession claims and unlawful evictions to homelessness appeals and leasehold disputes.
"She is a very experienced and committed representative who often represents vulnerable clients, many of whom lack capacity."

Jenny Mansell
has notable strength acting for clients who lack capacity on homelessness applications. She also advises on disrepair and possession claims  as well as anti-social behaviour injunctions.
"She is incredibly reliable and thorough. She is really brilliant and really works to achieve the best results in incredibly difficult circumstances."

Katie Brown
often advises clients on homelessness applications, defence of possession proceedings, and disrepair cases. She is frequently sought out to represent migrant families and to provide advice to the Official Solicitor in relation to tenants who lack capacity.
"She is very efficient, always there to answer questions and goes above and beyond for us." "She is an impressive solicitor and is really dedicated to her clients." "She is a well-regarded housing lawyer with a fearless commitment to justice for the most vulnerable and disenfranchised."