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South East: Dispute resolution

Debt recovery
Debt recovery - ranked: tier 2

Judge & Priestley LLP (Bromley)

Judge & Priestley LLP handles general debt recovery and collections as well as having a subrogated recovery presence – the team assists clients in the public, insurance and finance sectors on council tax recoveries, overpaid housing benefit recoveries and debt portfolio management, among other matters. Its notable work with local authorities extends to advising on residential debts and home care debt collection. It is also a part of an international network of debt collection agencies. Joint practice leaders Rachel Addai and Mark Oakley are recommended alongside Uday Patel, and Robert Davis and Mark Younger, who have ‘good business acumen and are efficient lawyers’. Mark Bailey joined the team from Empingham Ltd as director of collections in October 2016.

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South East: Real estate

Social housing
Social housing - ranked: tier 2

Judge & Priestley LLP (Bromley)

Judge & Priestley LLP has ‘a well-deserved reputation for quality of service and approachability’, and the team ‘always acts with foresight, incorporating a deep understanding of the law into its advice’. The practice covers all aspects of property, dispute resolution and debt recovery, and has a strong client base of social housing providers across the country. Practice head Nitika Singh represents local authorities, registered providers and private landlords and ‘exhibits an assurance in complex matters’. He is ably assisted by Mark Oakley, who is noted for his expertise in landlord-side work, especially in public sector leasehold disputes and service charges; and Lucy Rudd, who specialises in property development. Key clients include Barnet Homes, Wandle Housing Association, London Borough of Havering and Southward ASB Unit.

Leading individuals

Mark Oakley - Judge & Priestley LLP

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