The Legal 500

Arden Chambers

Chambers of Christopher Baker

20 BLOOMSBURY SQUARE, LONDON, WC1A 2NS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 4244
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 3224
DX:
29 CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.ardenchambers.com
London, Birmingham

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

For some, boutique set Arden Chambers is ‘the best for social housing law’; ‘all counsel are specialists who know the sector inside out’. It is ‘an absolute class act’ with ‘truly outstanding barristers who understand the importance of client care’, and ‘extremely polite and efficient clerks’. In particular, Mike Alexander and Neil Goodwright are ‘very helpful and approachable, and always go out their way to ensure prompt responses’. In 2015, Lisa Jones joined as chambers director, bringing law firm and chambers business development experience. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)
Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Andrew Arden QC - Arden ChambersExcellent subject knowledge; creative and helpful.

Ranked: tier 5
Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading juniors

Christopher Baker - Arden ChambersA pleasure to work with; a calm, guiding hand invaluable to those dealing with matters of great public importance.

Ranked: tier 4

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Immigration (including business immigration)
Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading juniors

Toby Vanhegan - Arden ChambersSought after for his expertise in housing and social welfare issues within the immigration context.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Property litigation
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Andrew Dymond - Arden ChambersExperienced in landlord and tenant matters.’

Ranked: tier 5

Christopher Baker - Arden ChambersRecommended for his expertise in landlord and tenant matters.’

Ranked: tier 3

Justin Bates - Arden ChambersKnowledgeable on landlord and tenant matters.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

For some, boutique set Arden Chambers is ‘the best for social housing law’; ‘all counsel are specialists who know the sector inside out’. It is ‘an absolute class act’ with ‘truly outstanding barristers who understand the importance of client care’, and ‘extremely polite and efficient clerks’. In particular, Mike Alexander and Neil Goodwright are ‘very helpful and approachable, and always go out their way to ensure prompt responses’. In 2015, Lisa Jones joined as chambers director, bringing law firm and chambers business development experience. Offices in: London

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Social housing
Social housing – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

Arden Chambers

Boutique housing set Arden Chambers is ‘always able to provide a barrister who can assist with housing law issues’ on behalf of both social landlords and tenants. Andrew Arden QC represented the appellant in Sims v Dacorum BC before the UK Supreme Court, which ruled that one joint tenant cannot unilaterally terminate the tenancy against the wishes of the other occupier.

Social housing – Leading silks

Andrew Arden QC - Arden ChambersHe provides authoritative advice on difficult technical areas.’

Ranked: tier 1
Social housing – Leading juniors

Andrew Dymond - Arden ChambersExcellent on technical areas.’

Ranked: tier 2

Anna Tkaczynska - Arden ChambersShe will fight her client’s corner ardently.’

Ranked: tier 4

Annette Cafferkey - Arden ChambersGreat at pulling apart local authority decisions.’

Ranked: tier 4

Christopher Baker - Arden ChambersHe has an excellent understanding of technical areas of law.’

Ranked: tier 1

Emily Orme - Arden ChambersA barrister who can deliver results no matter how complicated the case may be.’

Ranked: tier 4

Iain Colville - Arden ChambersHe has experience representing authorities and individuals on a range of issues.’

Ranked: tier 3

Jonathan Manning - Arden ChambersMagnificent on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 2

Justin Bates - Arden ChambersHis subject knowledge is impressive.’

Ranked: tier 3

Robert Brown - Arden ChambersHe gets results time and time again.’

Ranked: tier 4

Sarah Salmon - Arden ChambersExcellent client-handling skills.’

Ranked: tier 4

Toby Vanhegan - Arden ChambersCouples his social housing experience with a strong human rights practice.’

Ranked: tier 2

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