Landmark Chambers

Justin Bates

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Practice Areas

Landlord and Tenant, residential property, housing law, regulation of housing, housing standards, public law interaction with property law. Representative cases in 2018 include

Avon Ground Rents Ltd v Cowley [2018] UKUT 92 (LC); Avon Ground Rents Ltd v Child [2018] UKUT 204 (LC); R. (Sambotin) v Brent LBC [2018] EWCA Civ 1826; Anchor Trust v Waby [2018] UKUT 370 (LC); Triplerose Ltd v Patel [2018] UKUT 374 (LC)

Career

BA (Hons), Oxon: 1998 to 2001

LL.M (Toronto): 2001-2002

Bar Exams: 2003-2003

Pupillage: 2003-2004

Arden Chambers: 2004 - 2018

Landmark Chambers: 2018 - to date

Worked on the Law Commission Right to Manage reform paper in 2018. Presently acting for some of the families at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Case-load in 2019 involves significant amount of "cladding" work

Professional Memberships

Housing Law Practitioners Association

Property Bar Association

Publications

Leasehold Disputes (Legal Action Group); Homelessness and Allocations (Legal Action Group); Encyclopedia of Housing Law (Sweet & Maxwell)