Our Housing lawyers are dedicated to meeting the legal needs of our clients in the sector, including traditional core property work and housing management advice.
We understand that housing associations and local authorities require advice to meet new challenges. We support our clients by providing high quality legal advice and practical solutions at all times.
How we can help you
Our Housing lawyers have a wealth of experience in housing practice, covering the public and private sectors. Our team consists of dedicated specialists who meet the legal needs of our clients, including traditional core property work and housing management advice.
Our Social Housing team advise Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and local authorities on all aspects of housing management. This includes allocations, anti-social behaviour, neighbour disputes, assignation and repair and maintenance – which includes the ‘right to repair’ and compensation for alterations and improvements.
Property & development
Our lawyers give advice to our clients on all aspects of the procurement and completion of properties. This includes acquisition and site set up, construction, planning and the environment.
We have significant experience in practical and legal issues. We will assist you in achieving the goals of the development programme.
Eviction & arrears
Eviction is always a last resort. We can give advice on what steps should be taken in order to avoid eviction.
Pursuing eviction on grounds of recovery, including anti-social behaviour, criminal conviction, succession, false statements or information, is core to what the team does on a daily basis.
We have a highly rated and dedicated Property Litigation team with expertise in the full range of property litigation in the commercial, housing and agricultural sectors.
We can help with:
- Claims for dilapidations
- Damages actions
- Applications for compensation for compulsory purchase with complex legal and valuation issues
- Actions for recovery of possession and arrears of rent of commercial premises
- Access and servitude disputes
Meet the experts
Awards and accreditations
"Anderson Strathern are responsive, professional and very easy to work with."