Members of Chambers have considerable experience in housing law from possession proceedings and emergency applications to appeals and judicial review.
Clients range from local authorities, registered providers of social housing (formerly known as registered social landlords) and mutual housing co-operatives to tenants and housing applicants.
Members of Chambers can provide advice, drafting and advocacy in the following areas:
In addition Lamb Chambers can provide training and seminars in housing law. Talks have been on the following topics: Homelessness, Judicial Review, the Localism Act 2011 and the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Act 2012.
In Aaron Harris v Hounslow London Borough Council  EWCA 1476 the Court of Appeal has underlined the importance of social landlords being permitted to provide speedy relief to the victims of anti-social behaviour.
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (the Act’) requires all letting agents in England and Wales to publicise details of their fees and provide a description of the fee that is ...
On 5 September 2017, Derek Kerr and Hannah Laithwaite presented to the real estate group of Captsticks.
The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal to the Respondent freeholder in the case of Elim Court RTM Co Ltd v Avon Freeholds Ltd  H.L.R. 18;  EWCA Civ 89.
In Poshteh v RB Kensington and Chelsea, the Supreme Court disagrees with Strasbourg jurisprudence and dismisses an appeal against a suitability review.
Poshteh v Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea  has re-visited the issue of whether the homelessness provisions in the Housing Act 1996 create a ‘civil right’ which engages article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.