Welcome to Arden Chambers
We are a specialist set of chambers with absolute focus on the housing, local government and property sectors.
Modern and forward thinking, our barristers work with you as an extension of your team to develop a close understanding of your needs, and help you achieve the best solution.
Our specialist focus offers you access to a full and up-to-date knowledge and experience in housing, local government and property together with a unique insight into the issues and challenges you will face. This enables us to turn around routine cases quickly and cost-effectively, but also to spot issues early, ensuring that your case is fought proactively from the start and, where possible, that litigation can be avoided altogether.
We undertake publicly and privately funded work for tenants and applicants, local and other public authorities, regulators, social and private landlords, and institutions. Our work covers all courts, from the Supreme Court to magistrates’ courts and tribunals.
Established in 1993, we have 34 members, including qualified mediators and arbitrators, all of whom focus on our chosen sectors.
R (Edwards and others) v Birmingham City Council
 EWHC 173 (Admin), February 08, 2016
The High Court has dismissed four applications for judicial review challenging the defendant authority’s scheme for assistance under Pt 7, Housing Act 1996, in which it was alleged that the authority were guilty of systemic failure in dealing with applications under Pt 7, which amounted to gate-keeping. The court found that there was no evidence to support such a claim.
Andrew Arden QC, Andrew Dymond and Riccardo Calzavara of Arden Chambers appeared for the authority.
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