Areas of Expertise

Whether you are a solicitor, a surveyor or a member of the public, Staple Inn’s team of barristers can assist you should you require representation or advice.

Landlord & Tenant Law

Staple Inn Chambers has a team of specialist barristers whose areas of expertise and cases extend from the County Court and Leasehold Valuation Tribunal through to the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

The team prides itself upon the high level of expertise offered in the following areas of practice :

  • Housing Law (with a heavy emphasis on social housing)
  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leases and Business Tenancies

In particular, Staple Inn has vast experience representing social landlords at all levels and accepts instructions in the full range of social housing matters including, but not limited to :

  • Rent arrears based possession claims
  • Disrepair
  • Nuisance
  • Homelessness and allocation
  • Anti-social behaviour injunctions
  • Squatters and interim possession claims
  • Trespass and adverse possession
  • Residential Leasehold disputes (including Leasehold Valuation Tribunal claims)
  • Commercial Leasehold including relief from forfeiture and dilapidations
  • High hedges

Chambers practitioners are highly regarded in their respective areas of practice and count among their clients well-known Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Commercial and private clients. Indeed, Chambers was proud to come top of the joint London Boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth legal panel tendering process in two categories : Social Housing and Civil Litigation.

Many of the team offer assistance and services to Public Access clients and Chambers also offer an accredited mediation service.