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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 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.ardenchambers.com
Birmingham, London

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Demonstrating β€˜strength in depth’, Arden Chambers is β€˜the premier social housing chambers’ with broader expertise spanning public law and wider property litigation. There is β€˜always someone who can assist and accommodate, even at short notice’, and solicitors say they have β€˜always had excellent representation whenever instructing barristers from this set’. The β€˜efficient and helpful’ clerks β€˜do their best to find suitable counsel’ and are β€˜client-focused’. In particular, practice manager Harry Feldman is β€˜on the ball’ and β€˜a real gem’. Lisa Jones is the chambers director. 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 Chambers β€˜Very highly regarded by instructing solicitors and judges.’

Ranked: tier 4
Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading juniors

Christopher Baker - Arden Chambers β€˜A top choice for housing and local government cases.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Christopher Baker - Arden Chambers β€˜An excellent all-rounder, who inspires confidence in clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Justin Bates - Arden Chambers β€˜He is a superbly knowledgeable, imaginative and creative lawyer, who is very much liked by clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Dymond - Arden Chambers β€˜He provides considered, well-researched advice, and is approachable and accessible.’

Ranked: tier 5

Robert Brown - Arden Chambers β€˜He is undoubtedly a member of the Bar who will go far.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Demonstrating β€˜strength in depth’, Arden Chambers is β€˜the premier social housing chambers’ with broader expertise spanning public law and wider property litigation. There is β€˜always someone who can assist and accommodate, even at short notice’, and solicitors say they have β€˜always had excellent representation whenever instructing barristers from this set’. The β€˜efficient and helpful’ clerks β€˜do their best to find suitable counsel’ and are β€˜client-focused’. In particular, practice manager Harry Feldman is β€˜on the ball’ and β€˜a real gem’. Lisa Jones is the chambers director. Offices in: London

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

Arden Chambers

Arden Chambers has β€˜real strength in depth’, which means there is β€˜always someone available who can be trusted with the matter at hand’. Recent highlights saw Justin Bates assisting the Labour Party housing team with the Homelessness Reduction Bill and appearing in the Supreme Court case McDonald v McDonald for one of the interveners, the Residential Landlords Association, concerning whether Article 8 provided a defence for private assured shorthold tenants to a possession claim brought by an LPA receiver. Ian Peacock joined from New Square Chambers in April 2017.

Social housing – Leading silks

Andrew Arden QC - Arden Chambers β€˜A genius when it comes to housing law – his expertise is unrivalled.’

Ranked: tier 1
Social housing – Leading juniors

Christopher Baker - Arden Chambers β€˜A highly recommended practitioner on local authority issues.’

Ranked: tier 1

Justin Bates - Arden Chambers β€˜A superbly knowledgeable, imaginative and creative lawyer, who is at the forefront of the sector.’

Ranked: tier 1

Clare Cullen - Arden Chambers β€˜One of the finest junior barristers with a very sharp legal mind.’

Ranked: tier 2

Ian Peacock - Arden Chambers β€˜Highly recommended for homelessness cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Manning - Arden Chambers β€˜He has an impressive knowledge of leasehold law and is great with clients.’

Ranked: tier 2

Toby Vanhegan - Arden Chambers β€˜An extremely good barrister.’

Ranked: tier 2

Iain Colville - Arden Chambers β€˜Recommended for homelessness matters.’

Ranked: tier 3

Robert Brown - Arden Chambers β€˜He is very bright, thoughtful and has a considered approach.’

Ranked: tier 3

Annette Cafferkey - Arden Chambers β€˜Brilliant even in the most challenging cases.’

Ranked: tier 4

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