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Social Housing Department

North West
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What the team is known for Advises regional and national housing associations on both development and management matters. Offers notable experience in leasehold matters and Right to Buy schemes. Often advocates for clients in the County Courts.

Strengths One market commentator reports: "They consistently perform very highly and go above and beyond for their clients."

Another source adds: "They are very responsive and client-focused."

Work highlights Acted for Halton Housing on its HCA acquisition and development programme, advising on development and conditional purchase agreements.

Notable practitioners


Matthew Wilson
acts for social landlords on a range of housing management matters including disrepair claims, anti-social behaviour injunctions and possession proceedings.
"He is approachable, flexible and gives excellent advice."


Sian Evans
is recognised for her leading contentious housing management practice and is particularly noted for her advocacy in the areas of possessions, disrepair cases and anti-social behaviour.
"She's excellent; she's a seasoned campaigner and a strong lawyer."