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Provided by William Ford

UK

Practice Areas

Housing and Social Care/Property Litigation

Specialist in housing, community care; welfare benefits; public law; landlord and tenant cases, as well as having knowledge of trust of land disputes. He has particular expertise in assisting those facing homelessness or eviction from their home, as well as housing disrepair (acting for tenants, leaseholders, and landlords) and Judicial Review claims involving housing law.

Career

William joined Osbornes as a trainee in 2004, qualified as a solicitor in 2006, and was made a partner at the firm in 2016.

William is an experienced housing and public law solicitor who is committed to achieving great results for his clients. He often acts in cases where clients are extremely vulnerable and require action to be taken at very short notice. He takes a practical approach to cases from the outset and believes in the importance of providing clear and concise advice to his clients at all stages of litigation.

Professional Memberships

William is a member of the executive of the Housing Lawyers Practitioners Association (HLPA). He also represents client on the duty advocate scheme at the County Court at Clerkenwell and Shoreditch.

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Social Housing: Tenants - UK-wide
1
Band 1

William Ford is experienced in representing tenants in disrepair and possession claims, as well as homelessness appeals and judicial reviews concerning allocation of housing.


Administrative & Public Law: Traditional Claimant - UK-wide
3
Band 3

William Ford is a partner at Osbornes Law who focuses his practice on housing and public law. His practice covers areas such as community care and welfare benefits, particularly in relation to migrants.

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