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Garden Court Chambers

Liz Davies

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Social Housing - London (Bar)

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Liz Davies
Has vast experience in the social housing sector and is recognised for her outstanding knowledge of homelessness law, which she demonstrates in court and in her authoritative writing on the subject. Davies continues to act in an impressive amount of homelessness appeals, frequently developing the law. She also advises local authorities on allocation schemes, and draws on her broader expertise in the fields of community care and administrative law to buttress her highly esteemed housing practice. Davies was instructed as counsel in Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.
Strengths: "She is really good on her feet and has a really wide breadth of housing law knowledge. She is one of the leading voices in the sector." "Liz is committed, authoritative and a pleasure to work with. She is very widely respected for her work in homelessness law and judicial reviews."
Recent work: Acted as lead counsel for the appellant in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning whether claims for direct, indirect or disability discrimination could be raised within a Section 204 appeal and the extent to which Section 113 of the Equality Act 2010 and its reference to 'judicial review' could be said to apply these appeals.
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