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Anthony Gold

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Housing and public law.


Partner specialist in repairs and statutory nuisance litigation, acting for tenants, leaseholders and occupiers and landlords, freeholders and property owners. Timothy is a solicitor advocate with higher rights of audience and regularly advocates for his clients in court without the need to instruct a barrister.


Trained at Belshaw & Curtin; qualified 2003; joined Anthony Gold 2005, became partner 2010. Timothy has developed a specialism in advising tenants and other occupiers regarding problems with leaks, damp and mould. Timothy advises on a variety of issues in addition to repairs and statutory nuisance issues including possession claims, deposit protection, houses in multiple occupation (HMO) licensing and judicial review. He also acts in commercial property disputes for landlord and tenant. His cases have been reported in the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph, and the local press. Articles published in the specialist press including the Journal of Housing Law and Inside Housing.


Housing Law Practitioners Association; Lambeth Housing Lawyers; South London Law Society.


Croydon College; University of Wales (LLB (Hons)); Glamorgan University (LPC).


Out of work Timothy enjoys sailing, walking, Arthur the cat and being Dad.

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London > Real estate > Social housing: tenant

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Anthony Gold has a first-rate reputation assisting social tenants and leaseholders with complex cases, where there is often an interplay between social housing and other areas, such as public law and human rights, family law, trusts and personal injury law. The firm also has an excellent record acting for homeless individuals and families. Sara Stephens, practice head Andrew Brookes  and Giles Peaker are among the members of the team, which is representing 41 residents and former residents of the Ledbury Estate in claims against the London Borough of Southwark for alleged breaches of repairing obligations. In addition, Brookes and solicitor Jennifer Evans are acting for a number of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in an ongoing inquiry. Timothy Waitt represented an individual tenant with medical needs in court proceedings arising from a local authority’s refusal to accept his homelessness application, following his eviction from private rented accommodation which was in severe disrepair. Consultant Deirdre Forster is another notable individual.