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Sarah Salmon

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Social Housing
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Sarah Salmon
Sarah Salmon is well versed across all aspects of landlord and tenant law, with particular expertise in anti-social behaviour cases and complex possession proceedings. She is widely praised for her advocacy skills and highly respected for her leading commentary on housing law and judicial reviews. Her complementary acumen in public law matters buttresses her enviable practice. She is the current chair of the SHLA.
Strengths: "Her cross-examination skills are next to none." "She is incredibly approachable, very user-friendly and good on her feet." "Her written work is really excellent; she really gets to the heart of the matter, and her pleadings deal with the core issues really thoroughly."
Recent work: Successfully acted for the London Borough of Croydon in defending an application for judicial review proceedings into its decision to launch a fraud investigation into someone who lied to obtain accommodation.
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Sarah is a specialist housing, property and local government barrister.

Sarah’s caseload involves all aspects of housing law. She regularly deals with cases raising issues of capacity, judicial review claims, public law defences and the Equality Act 2010. Her recent work has included Gypsy and Traveller law, Children Act 1989, Local Government Act 1972, Environmental Protection Act 1990, welfare benefits, housing revenue accounts and multi-handed gang injunctions.

Sarah has appeared in the Court of Appeal and the High Court. Recent cases include London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Others v Persons Unknown (London Gypsies and Travellers Friends, Families and Travellers and National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups intervening) [2021] EWHC 1201 (QB) and R (oao (1) Mercy Amaranye and (2) A) v London Borough of Croydon [2021] EWHC 1088 (Admin).

Sarah was Highly Commended in the 2020 Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year category for her work on Jarvis v Evans [2020] EWCA Civ 854; [2021] 1 WLR 24.

As chair of the Social Housing Law Association, she participated in the Master of the Rolls Working Group on possession proceedings.

In 2020/21, she took part in the Bar Council’s inaugural leadership programme.

Professional Memberships

SHLA (Chair), HLPA, ALBA, PBA, HRLA

Publications

Co-author - Judicial Review Proceedings: A Practitioners Guide, 3rd edition (LAG, 2012).

Contributor – Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents (EF&P), vol 24(1) Landlord and Tenant (Social Housing) (2019, LexisNexis).

Contributor - Affordable Housing – Modern Guide to Construction and Delivery (2016, Lexis online publication)).

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