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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

Arden Chambers is ‘an excellent’ specialist social housing set, which has ‘exceptional strength in depth’; ‘if you need a barrister at short notice, chambers can deliver’. The ‘friendly, intelligent and professional’ members have expertise that inspires confidence; ‘you really feel as though there is no housing point that they not have dealt with before’. The service from the clerks is also rated as ‘excellent’; some say it has ‘come on leaps and bounds’ since Lisa Jones joined as chambers director in January 2015. Following the departure of Mike Alexander to Enterprise Chambers, Elton Maryon joined as senior clerk in March 2016, having clerked at Devereux for over 30 years. His team includes first junior Neil Goodwright, who is ‘always willing to help, and assists in ensuring the smooth running of a case’; and second junior Harry Feldman, who is ‘always quick to respond’. 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 ChambersWorks seamlessly with solicitor colleagues in time-critical situations.’

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

Christopher Baker - Arden ChambersRecommended for housing, local government and judicial review matters.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Property litigation
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Christopher Baker - Arden ChambersAn excellent all-rounder, who inspires confidence in clients and is good on difficult technical work.

Ranked: tier 3

Justin Bates - Arden ChambersHe has the ability to always get the Tribunal panel on side.

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Dymond - Arden ChambersHe provides clear and concise advice on difficult technical areas of law, particularly landlord and tenant matters.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Arden Chambers is ‘an excellent’ specialist social housing set, which has ‘exceptional strength in depth’; ‘if you need a barrister at short notice, chambers can deliver’. The ‘friendly, intelligent and professional’ members have expertise that inspires confidence; ‘you really feel as though there is no housing point that they not have dealt with before’. The service from the clerks is also rated as ‘excellent’; some say it has ‘come on leaps and bounds’ since Lisa Jones joined as chambers director in January 2015. Following the departure of Mike Alexander to Enterprise Chambers, Elton Maryon joined as senior clerk in March 2016, having clerked at Devereux for over 30 years. His team includes first junior Neil Goodwright, who is ‘always willing to help, and assists in ensuring the smooth running of a case’; and second junior Harry Feldman, who is ‘always quick to respond’. Offices in: London

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

Arden Chambers

Arden Chambers is ‘a very friendly set with very knowledgeable and experienced barristers, who are keen and ready to assist’. Members primarily act for landlords but also undertake work for tenants on the full range of social housing issues. Justin Bates advised the Welsh Assembly on the creation of bespoke Welsh housing law, while Andrew Arden QC represented Waltham Forest in Haile.

Social housing – Leading silks

Andrew Arden QC - Arden ChambersStill the housing law silk par excellence for landlords.’

Ranked: tier 1
Social housing – Leading juniors

Christopher Baker - Arden ChambersA veteran of complex housing law appeals.’

Ranked: tier 1

Justin Bates - Arden ChambersA walking encyclopaedia of housing law.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Manning - Arden ChambersExcellent for local authorities and arm’s-length external organisations (ALEOs).

Ranked: tier 2

Toby Vanhegan - Arden ChambersHis work includes European Court of Human Rights applications on housing matters.’

Ranked: tier 2

Andrew Dymond - Arden ChambersTechnically fantastic.’

Ranked: tier 3

Iain Colville - Arden ChambersHis work includes defending homelessness appeals.’

Ranked: tier 3

Robert Brown - Arden ChambersHe acts for local authorities in a range of appeals.’

Ranked: tier 3

Annette Cafferkey - Arden ChambersA tenacious lawyer, who understands the needs of vulnerable clients.’

Ranked: tier 4

Anna Tkaczynska - Arden ChambersShe has an excellent understanding of the technical areas of law.’

Ranked: tier 4

Clare Cullen - Arden ChambersAlways willing to take on challenging points of law.’

Ranked: tier 4

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

Ranked: tier 4

Sarah Salmon - Arden ChambersShe brings depth of knowledge and industry awareness.

Ranked: tier 4

Sam Madge-Wyld - Arden ChambersThorough, determined and completely reliable.’

Ranked: tier 4

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