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Weightmans

Social Housing

3 ranked lawyersBand 3North WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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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 client states: "They are very professional and responsive. The advice is accessible and easy to follow, reasonable and well thought through."

Another client adds: "They are easy to talk to and are a fount of knowledge."

Work highlights

Successfully defended a social housing landlord against a claim for disrepair brought by a tenant.

Notable practitioners

Jo Loake acts for social housing providers and local authorities on development projects, stock transfers and funding matters. She also assists with the structuring of new housing companies and corporate governance issues.

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 exceptional, a go-to lawyer for disrepair matters." "He is a delight to work with."

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 is exceptional and puts clients immediately at ease." "She goes the extra mile and provides practical, down-to-earth, strategic advice."

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Social Housing

Weightmans

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Location

100 Old Hall Street

Liverpool

Merseyside

UK

L3 9QJ

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Social Housing


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