Jim Shepherd > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 DOUGHTY STREET
LONDON
WC1N 2LS
England

Work Department

Position

Throughout his tenancy with chambers, Jim has specialised in housing law for tenants and homelessness applicants in severe need. In the context of community care, he has been committed to tackling the plight of young homeless people and those who suffer from mental health issues.

Having stepped down as a Joint Team leader and member of Doughty Street’s Housing and Social Welfare Team in December 2021, Jim continues to sit as a Judge in the First Tier Tribunal Property Chamber and in the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal in Wales.

Career

Year of Call 1998; Middle Temple.

Memberships

Housing Law Practitioners Association

Liberty

Amnesty International

Fellow of the Institute of Housing

Education

Bydales School; Newcastle Polytechnic (1984, 2:1); City University (1997, CPE, very competent); inns of Court School of Law (1998, Bar finals).

Leisure

Music.