Mr Daniel Skinner > Capsticks LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Capsticks LLP
SW19 4DR

Work Department

Social Housing



Daniel is a partner in the Housing Management team. He has acted for Registered Providers, local authorities and ALMOs for over 25 years. He is described by Chambers & Partners as “one of the leading lights in social housing”.


Daniel is known for his expertise in dealing with housing management, especially anti-social behaviour, leasehold and shared ownership. He is renowned for his clear and decisive advice. Daniel is highly regarded for his entertaining and practical training sessions and his public speaking.

Notable projects

Daniel has successfully represented clients in many of the leading Housing cases in the Court of Appeal including Poplar HARCA v Byrne and West Kent Housing v Haycraft


Trained: Royds Treadwell; Qualified: 1993; Partner in present firm: 2015 Daniel trained in London before building up a following of social and private landlords. Prior to joining Capsticks as a partner in 2015, Daniel was partner and Head of Social Housing at his previous firm.


Law Society


Dulwich College
Liverpool University (BSc Hons)


Rugby, cycling, cricket, and coach of two girls’ football teams. Daniel is on the Board of a Housing Association. He is also Chair of his Parish Council and its Planning Committee.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Social housing: local authorities and registered providers

(Leading individuals)

Daniel SkinnerCapsticks LLP

Capsticks LLP provides clients with ‘a wealth of practical advice and guidance‘ on property development, housing management, finance, security charging and litigation. The team is lead by Chimi Shakohoxha, who specialises in advising on bespoke private developments using joint ventures and land-led development to create new housing. Daniel Skinner advises social landlords on matters pertaining to anti social behaviour, shared ownership and leaseholds, and is ‘excellent on bankruptcy matters‘. ‘Massively hard working‘ associate Helen Gascoigne specialises in tenancy fraud cases and anti-social behaviour matters.