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Anthony Gold

Living Wage
THE COUNTING HOUSE, 53 TOOLEY STREET, LONDON BRIDGE CITY, LONDON, SE1 2QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7940 4000
Fax:
Fax 020 7378 8025
DX:
39915 LONDON BRIDGE SOUTH
Email:
Web:
www.anthonygold.co.uk
London SE1, London SE17, London SW16

Timothy Waitt

Tel:
Work 020 7940 4000
Email:
Anthony Gold

Work Department

Housing and public law.

Position

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.

Career

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.

Member

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

Education

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

Leisure

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


London: Real estate

Social housing: tenant

Within: Leading individuals

Timothy Waitt - Anthony Gold

Within: Social housing: tenant

Anthony Gold is 'quite simply one of the best housing firms in the market' and is, by some clients' reckoning, 'the very best in housing disrepair claims'. The department is headed by 'an absolute legend' in the housing space, Andrew Brookes, who is instructed by a group of tenants of a prominent London estate in relation to potential major disrepair claims in response to the Grenfell tragedy. The department is home to another 'undisputed expert of housing law', Giles Peaker, who defended a claim brought by a property guardian company concerning the termination of the clients' license to occupy. Additionally,  Sara Stephens represented an individual in connection with a homelessness application, which involved a contested determination of vulnerability. Also recommended are Eleanor Solomon, who represented individuals in homelessness claims, and Timothy Waitt, who acted for an estate resident in relation to a challenge of the council's failure to provide alternative accommodation following an evacuation for safety concerns. Other key contacts include Deirdre Forster and solicitor Jenny Evans.

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