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Success in the Legal 500

Chambers is very grateful to clients and referees who provided feedback to the Legal 500 and we are very pleased with another excellent set of recommendations

Social Housing
We are a Tier 1 set and the “premier social housing chambers’ and also win praise for our broader expertise spanning public law and wider property litigation. Solicitors report that they have “always had excellent representation” and the clerks are praised for being “client focused” and ‘efficient and helpful’.

Andrew Arden QC is a “genius when it comes to housing law” with “unrivalled” expertise. Chris Baker is “highly recommended on local authority issues” and Jonathan Manning is praised for his “impressive knowledge”. Annette Cafferkey is “brilliant even in the most challenging cases” whilst Clare Cullen is “one of the finest junior barristers with a very sharp legal mind”. Iain Colville and Ian Peacock are both recommended for homelessness cases. Robert Brown is “bright” and “thoughtful”. Toby Vanhegan is “extremely good” and Justin Bates is “superbly knowledgeable, imaginative and creative” and at the “forefront of the sector”.

Property litigation
Andrew Dymond is “approachable” and “accessible” whilst providing considered and well-researched advice. Chris Baker is an “excellent all-rounder” who inspires confidence in clients. Robert Brown will “go far” and Justin Bates is “very much liked by clients”.

Public Law / Local Government law
Andrew Arden QC is “very highly regarded by instructing solicitors and judges” and Chris Baker is “a top choice for housing and local government cases.”