Linda Storey > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > Basingstoke, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
Matrix House
Basing View
RG21 4DZ

Work Department

Social housing.


Linda heads the firm’s social housing team. She has over 20 years’ experience and specialises in advising housing providers on acquisitions, disposals, associated planning agreements, home ownership transactions (both affordable and outright sale) and lease extensions, as well as advising on Right to Buy and Right to Acquire. Linda has strong relationships with clients including the Peabody Group, L&Q, Bromford, Paragon Asra and Vivid Housing. She pioneers initiatives for clients designed to help individuals to move into affordable home ownership and increased delivery from new providers to the sector. Linda is a regular contributor to sector publications and regularly speaks at leading sector conferences.


Edwards Duthie; Penningtons 1999 to date; partner 2005 to date.


Social Housing Law Association; Women in Social Housing; Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).


Business law (LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Social housing

(Leading individuals)

Linda StoreyPenningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP‘s Basingstoke-based social housing team provides a broad service to its large client base of predominantly housing providers and associations, with dedicated subteams handling homeownership, social housing finance, and portfolio and asset management. Practice head Linda Storey focuses on the transactional side, often handling acquisitions and disposals as well as their associated planning agreements. Eugene Wojciechowski heads the social housing employment offering, where he acts on matters relating to issues including discrimination and modern slavery. Commercial property lawyer Catherine Bradshaw advises on complex transactions, acquisitions, and regeneration schemes, while associate Charlotte D’Avola leads on securitisation and portfolio management. Laura McCann and Graham Phillips are also recommended.