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Daniel Fitzpatrick

Tel:
Work 020 7874 8434
Email:
Web:
www.hja.net
Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors

Work Department

Housing and property disputes.

Position

Daniel has worked primarily in housing & public law, as well as property disputes since qualification. In particular Daniel deals with human rights challenges to government, often taking on large group actions. He has a broad range of knowledge in homelessness appeals; judicial review cases; claims for disrepair; possession claims based on rent or mortgage arrears or anti-social behaviour; unlawful evictions; and general landlord and tenant disputes. He also acts in general property disputes often involving boundary and party wall disputes; leasehold and service charge disputes; nuisance & negligence cases and rights of way. Daniel regularly is asked to commentate on recent housing and public law issues by newspapers, television and radio outlets. He is one of the lead lawyers on the Grenfell Public Inquiry representing over 50 core participants.

Career

Trained at Russell Jones & Walker, admitted as solicitor 2001; joined HJA 2007, Associate 2010-12, Partner 2012.

Member

The Clerkenwell County Court Duty Scheme; The Housing Law Practitioners’ Association; The Law Society Housing Law Committee; Property Litigation Association. Elected Housing Representative on the Law Society Council; Liberty.

Education

Anglia University (1995, LLB (Hons)); Trinity College Dublin (1996, M Phil International Politics); Bristol University (1997, LPC).


London: Real estate

Social housing: tenant

Within: Social housing: tenant

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors operates at the top end of the market for housing advice, and is sought out top assist with the most complex and significant issues impacting the area. Daniel Fitzpatrick and team head Jayesh Kunwardia are representing 42 clients in the inquiry connected with the Grenfell Tower fire, and have also advised on associated rehousing issues. In addition, Kunwardia acted for a former resident of Grenfell Tower in a claim arising from the failure by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to offer suitable accommodation in the aftermath of the fire. Another notable individual in the team is Farzana Chowdhury, who has experience of acting for vulnerable tenants and individuals with mental health issues; she is particularly active in possession cases involving allegations of nuisance and anti-social behaviour. Sophie Bell is also recommended.

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