Housing (social & privately rented)

Housing (social & privately rented) overview

Gatehouse Chambers’ property team is recognised as outstanding in all matters concerning social and private rented property. Our expertise covers all aspects of  repossession, disrepair, breach of covenant, anti-social injunctions and the right to buy.  We act for both landlords and tenants.  Our clients range from private landlords and tenants to some of the largest social housing providers in the country and local authorities. We have extensive experience in dealing with issues related to the management, disposal and acquisition of property portfolios.

We provide commercially astute advice to help clients avoid and resolve disputes in this complex and constantly changing area of law as well as representation in court, negotiations and alternative dispute resolution.


“Hardwicke has tremendous depth in the social housing sphere”Chambers UK
“Hardwicke has a strong track record for acting for local authorities, housing associations and tenants across the entire spectrum of issues”Chambers UK
“the first port of call for a number of super housing associations”Chambers UK


Morayo Fagborun Bennett nominated for the ‘Barrister of the Year Award’ at the Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2021