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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.
Year of Call 1998; Middle Temple.
Housing Law Practitioners Association
Fellow of the Institute of Housing
Bydales School; Newcastle Polytechnic (1984, 2:1); City University (1997, CPE, very competent); inns of Court School of Law (1998, Bar finals).