Vincent Blake-Barnard

Year of call:

2012 (Solicitor 2003)


1996 - University of Lincoln, BA (Hons) Law & Business

1997 - College of Law, York, Legal Practice Course


1983–91 - Royal Navy

1998 - Litigation solicitor, Hull City Council

2003 - Principal litigation/regulatory solicitor, Scarborough Borough Council

2007 - Principal litigation/regulatory solicitor, East Riding of Yorkshire

2012 - Tenant at No 6, Leeds

2015 - No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers


Grade 2 prosecutor


North Eastern Circuit


Vince Blake-Barnard has advised and represented social landlords and local authorities in a wide range of housing-related work including possessions, demotions, injunctions and anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs). He also has experience in homelessness appeals.

Planning, housing & construction

Vince brings his vast experience of local authorities to bear in matters relating to planning enforcement, building regulations and housing enforcement.

“Vincent has a deep knowledge of local-authority regulation. His understanding of Trading Standards and environmental health legislation is very impressive.” — Paul Abbot, East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Public Access

Vince may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Vince’s clerks

Senior Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Mike Alexander on 0113 2135268

Ben Ellison-Tope on 0113 2135207