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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

Sara Stephens

Tel:
Work 020 7940 4060
Anthony Gold

Work Department

Housing and Public Law

Position

Partner within the Housing and Public Law team specialising in all aspects of housing work including disrepair, homelessness and possession cases as well as prosecutions under the Environmental Protection Act. Also specialising in judicial review, particularly in relation to housing cases, and commercial property litigation.

Career

Qualified in March 2009. Joined Anthony Gold in September 2010.

Member

Executive Committee Member of the Housing Law Practitioners Association (HLPA) and Chair of HLPAs Legal Aid Working Group

Education

BA (Hons) Politics & Modern History, University of Manchester. Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Couse, College of Law, London.

Leisure

Enjoys staying fit, eating nice food and drinking good wine.


London: Real estate

Social housing: tenant

Within: Next generation lawyers

Sara Stephens - 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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