Mr Karl Anders > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street
LEEDS
LS1 4DL
England

Work Department

Housing Litigation & Management

Position

Partner

Career

Karl is head of Walker Morris’ Housing Litigation & Management Team advising social and private sector landlords on all areas of residential landlord and tenant law. Karl is particularly recognised for his expertise in respect of occupational tenancy possession actions relating to all types of tenure, possession claims against trespassers, lease forfeiture and anti-social behaviour injunctions.

Karl’s clients include lending institutions, fixed charge receivers, registered providers of social housing, nationally recognised letting agencies and the largest UK supplier of student and key worker accommodation.

Karl has been instrumental in developing the firm’s case management system for arrears-based residential possession claims (Freehome™). This innovative service provides clients with secure online access to up to date information and reports regarding their cases and has a direct interface with the HM Court Service’s PCOL website.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Property litigation

Walker Morris LLP‘s client base encompasses national retailers and occupiers, landlords, public sector companies and energy sector clients. The group has a notable reputation for handling contentious matters relating to developments, particularly housebuilding work. Other areas of expertise include portfolio management issues, contentious disposals and acquisitions, residential lease forfeitures and enfranchisements; the team is also growing its contentious defective title insurance work. Andrew Beck and Martin McKeague jointly lead the department, Malcolm Simpson focuses on developer clients and Karl Anders handles residential landlord and tenant matters.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Social housing

Walker Morris LLP‘s client base spans housing associations, local authorities, registered providers, contractors, arms-length management organisations and finance clients. The team regularly assists with development and construction transactions, procurement work, joint ventures, housing regulation, housing management, disputes, affordable housing disposals and finance work. Chris Woodthorpe leads the department, which also includes Karl Anders, who heads up the housing management and litigation team; and public sector expert David Kilduff.