James practises across the entire array of housing matters, taking instructions from Local Authorities, Social Landlords, Private Landlords and tenants.
James’ experience includes straightforward possession, disrepair and unlawful eviction cases; he has a particular interest in Public Law defences.
Recent cases involve defending complex disrepair counterclaims and public law defences relying on Shearer misrepresentations in succession.
Areas of Practice
- Possession claims
- Disrepair claims
- Anti-social behaviour possession cases and injunctions
- Unlawful eviction
- Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
- Disputes over the right to buy and succession claims
- Housing related appeals
- Public Law and Human Rights Defences