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Anthony Gold

Living Wage
THE COUNTING HOUSE, 53 TOOLEY STREET, LONDON BRIDGE CITY, LONDON, SE1 2QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7940 4000
Fax:
Fax 020 7378 8025
DX:
39915 LONDON BRIDGE SOUTH
Email:
Web:
www.anthonygold.co.uk
London SE1, London SE17, London SW16

Giles Peaker

Tel:
Work 020 7940 4000
Email:
Anthony Gold

Work Department

Housing, property dispute resolution, public law.

Position

Partner specialising in housing, public law and residential and commercial leasehold disputes.

Career

Prior to training as a solicitor, Giles was a university senior lecturer in History of Art and cultural philosophy. Law qualifications at City University and College of Law. Trained Anthony Gold; qualified 2008; solicitor in housing and public law team; partner 2013. Extensive experience in housing possession, homelessness and disrepair in County Court and High Court. Administrative and public law challenges to local authority decisions and failings. Acts for leaseholders and freeholders in residential leasehold disputes in LVT and County Court, and in commercial leasehold disputes including forfeiture, dilapidations and disputed renewal. Chair of Housing Law Practitioners Association since 2011. Giles writes for Solicitors Journal, for sector journals such as Inside Housing, and for national press including The Guardian. Giles has appeared on lTV and Al Jazeera TV News, on BBC Radio 4 and local radio.

Languages

Basic French.

Member

Housing Law Practitioners Association.

Education

University of Leeds (1988 MA Social History of Art); City University (2005 CPE); College of Law (2006 LPC).


London: Real estate

Social housing: tenant

Within: Leading individuals

Giles Peaker - Anthony Gold

Within: Social housing: tenant

Anthony Gold has a first-rate reputation assisting social tenants and leaseholders with complex cases, where there is often an interplay between social housing and other areas, such as public law and human rights, family law, trusts and personal injury law. The firm also has an excellent record acting for homeless individuals and families. Sara Stephens, practice head Andrew Brookes  and Giles Peaker are among the members of the team, which is representing 41 residents and former residents of the Ledbury Estate in claims against the London Borough of Southwark for alleged breaches of repairing obligations. In addition, Brookes and solicitor Jennifer Evans are acting for a number of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in an ongoing inquiry. Timothy Waitt represented an individual tenant with medical needs in court proceedings arising from a local authority's refusal to accept his homelessness application, following his eviction from private rented accommodation which was in severe disrepair. Consultant Deirdre Forster is another notable individual.

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