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Bindmans LLP

Living Wage
236 GRAY'S INN ROAD, LONDON, WC1X 8HB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7833 4433
Fax:
Fax 020 7837 9792
DX:
37904 KINGS CROSS
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Web:
www.bindmans.com
London E14, London WC1X

Paul Ridge

Tel:
Work 020 7833 4433
Email:
Bindmans LLP

Work Department

Public law and human rights department.

Position

Partner in the public law department and head of housing and Court of Protection teams. His varied public law practice saw him acting for protestors at Parliament Square in the Court of Appeal and for a religious charity in the Supreme Court. Paul is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor and frequently conducts judicial reviews relating to community care, often overlapping with property and capacity issues. A finalist for legal aid lawyer of the year in 2012.

Career

Joined Bindmans in 2001; associate in 2006; partner 2010.

Member

Human Rights Lawyers Association; Community Care Law Reports advisory panel; Housing Law Practitioners Association.


London: Real estate

Social housing: tenant

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Ridge - Bindmans LLP

Within: Social housing: tenant

'By any standard', Bindmans LLP is one of the market's 'top firms acting for tenants and tenant associations' in the social housing market. The team's work this year has been dominated by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Indeed, Paul Ridge, who is 'incredibly bright, practical and incisive', is representing 186 people in the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry, and is also advising Lancaster West Residents Association and Silchester Residents Association, which are the two largest residents associations in the area surrounding Grenfell Tower. Ridge also appeared in one of the largest Housing Benefit Tribunal cases in 2017. Another key figure in the team is Will Whitaker, who has particular expertise in negotiating re-housing schemes and tenancy terms with local authorities.

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