Alex McMahon > Osbornes > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Housing and Social Care
Alex joined Osbornes Solicitors in 2010 as a paralegal in the Litigation Team. He commenced his training contract in 2013, and qualified as a solicitor in the Property Litigation Team in September 2015. He specialises in all aspects of housing and public law including homelessness, possession, unlawful eviction, disrepair and other landlord/tenant disputes.
Alex read law at the University of Nottingham, where he went on to study for a Master of Laws degree in International Criminal Law and Armed Conflict. He moved to London in 2009 to further his interest in human rights law and spent a year at the London School of Economics. He completed his LPC at BPP in 2013.
Alex is an Honorary Legal Adviser at the Citizens Advice Bureau in the Borough of Camden. He also represents tenants at the solicitor duty desk scheme at the Clerkenwell & Shoreditch County Court.
The ‘confident and diligent‘ team at Osbornes is renowned for its Legal Aid work, achieving justice for the most marginalised in society. The firm is known for expertly running judicial review challenges against local authorities, and has recently succefully challenged the Secretary of State for the Home Department in a case relating to adverse age assessments for unaccompanied asylum-seeking putative minors. William Ford undertakes public law challenges across a wide range of areas, including housing, community care, welfare benefits, and support for migrants. Alex McMahon is a specialist within judicial review, frequently representing claimants against public bodies. Edward Taylor is singled out as ‘an exceptional advocate‘.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant
- Private client > Family: mediation
- Insurance > Personal injury: claimant
- Real estate > Social housing: tenant
- Public sector > Administrative and public law
- Private client > Family
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate