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Arden Chambers is grateful to all those who were kind enough to give feedback and comments to Chambers and Partners.

Reflecting our national presence, we are a “Band 1” set in both London and the Midlands for Social Housing. We are delighted to be “…acclaimed for its impressively deep bench of barristers who are masters across the full spectrum of social housing concerns…”. Reflecting our broader practice areas, individual members are also ranked for local government and property law work.

Andrew Arden QC is a “master in his field” with “encyclopaedic knowledge of housing law”; Andrew is also ranked in local government law. Head of Chambers, Christopher Baker has “a comprehensive knowledge of local government law” and is “very, very good on technical areas of local authority law”. He is also ranked in local government law.

Stephanie Lovegrove is “personable” “exceptional” “very thorough” and “inventive” whilst Justin Bates is “distinguished by the depth of his experience acting for social landlords, tenants and long leaseholders” with commentators noting that “his knowledge of the law is second to none”. He is also ranked in property law, where he is described as “a walking encyclopaedia of service charge and leasehold law”.

Andrew Dymond is “an extremely powerful practitioner” with “an amazing brain”; Jonathan Manning is “a trustworthy pair of hands” with a “great reputation” who is also ranked in local government law. Iain Colville is a “formidable opponent” and Toby Vanhegan is “a man on a mission who is not afraid to run esoteric points”.

Robert Brown is “very thorough… and also very approachable” and Iain Peacock is “really bright”.

Clare Cullen has “impressive knowledge of Equality Act and human rights matters” whilst Alex Campbell is “thorough… well researched and always very well prepared.”