Daniel Skinner > Roythornes Solicitors > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Roythornes Solicitors
1 Newhall Street
B3 3NH

Work Department

Real Estate




Daniel has worked in Social Housing since 1996. He is recognised for his expertise in housing management matters including anti-social behaviour and regulatory issues such as Rent Setting policies.

He is recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 as a Leading Individual in Social Housing. They say:- “He effortlessly applies his encyclopaedic knowledge to real-world dilemmas” “He is highly experienced, knowledgeable and approachable for a wide range of mattes and provides sound, reliable advice”.

Daniel has extensive experience in all areas of Social Housing especially in contentious matters such as anti-social behaviour, data protection, leasehold and shared ownership.

He has successfully acted in several of the leading cases including Poplar Harca v Byrne and West Kent v Haycraft.

Daniel has sat on the board of a Registered Provider for almost 9 years gaining a valuable insight into the issues facing clients. He is also Chair of his Parish Council and its planning committee.

He covers technical issues such as Right to Manage and Right to Rent as well as contested cases in the First Tier Tribunal

He is known for his ability to summarise the issues in plain English and accurately assess the prospects of success, risk and costs.

Daniel is renowned for his down to earth and entertaining training.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Social housing

(Leading individuals)

Daniel Skinner – Roythornes Solicitors

Roythornes Solicitors‘ ‘fantastic team of exceptional solicitors’ is a strong choice for a number of social housing sector operators seeking assistance on both strategic and transactional mandates. The practice is jointly led by national real estate head Bhavesh Amlani and Bukola Obadun-Craigs, an ‘exceptional’ residential property litigator whose broad practice encompasses the full scope of leasehold management and housing management disputes. Daniel Skinner, who joined the practice from Capsticks LLP in December 2021, is well-regarded by a mix of registered providers and local authorities for his expertise in housing management matters, particularly in relation to anti-social behaviour and leasehold issues. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.