My role

I advise registered housing providers in connection will all aspects of housing litigation, including possession claims based on rent and/or anti-social behaviour, demotion claims and injunctions.

My experience

I have been at Anthony Collins Solicitors for many years and worked with a variety of registered providers. Through my experience gained as a judge’s clerk at Birmingham High Court, I provide training to clients and external institutions on how best to use the county court system and collect witness evidence. 

My specialisms

  • Housing litigation
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Demolition claims
  • Injunctions
ASB Update – all change!

To recap the following tools will be available as of 20 October 2014: New absolute Ground for Possession – available for both secure and assured tenants, the new absolute Ground for possession creates 5 different conditions that can give rise to a mandatory Possession Order.

Anti-social Behaviour Bill - nearly there!
Anti-social Behaviour Bill - nearly there!

The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act received Royal Assent on 13 March 2014 and it is anticipated that it will come into force in the Autumn of 2014.

Anti-social Behaviour Bill - nearly there! (1)
Anti-social Behaviour Bill - nearly there! (1)

The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill is just finishing its way through Parliament and it is anticipated that it will come into force in the Autumn of 2014.

ASB Bill - further update

The Government has now considered the HASC report and issued its own response to it. The key issues discussed are set out below. The HASC was concerned that the proposed IPNA would be "easier" to obtain than an ASBO and would be open to more agencies than the ASBI.

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