Angharad Monk

Year of Call: 2017

‘She was so good in court. She fought every point like it was her life rather than mine. I have never in my life had someone fighting like that for me.’

Immigration detention bail client

"Angharad is an exceptional barrister, a real ‘rising star’. She possesses a special combination of skills - strategic and creative thinking, technical legal knowledge as well as a compassion and commitment for clients. I would not hesitate to instruct her on any future public law or housing case."

Helen Mowatt, Solicitor, Public Interest Law Centre

“Angharad is very approachable and a friendly personality. Her command of English language and drafting skills are exceptional. Her knowledge of housing law is thorough and she is always willing to help even at short notice. She is a barrister who leaves no stone unturned and would go the extra mile for the client."

Jamille Mohammed, Housing Solicitor & Supervisor, Hackney Community Law Centre

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Angharad is a housing law specialist and is currently developing a practice in education and Court of Protection work.

Housing Law and Community Care Law

Angharad is a housing law specialist having worked in this area prior to joining the bar when employed by the Hackney Community Law Centre. She regularly conducts work across all areas of housing law, including homelessness, allocations, possession, disrepair, in addition to accommodation related aspects of community care law. Angharad’s comprehensive knowledge of housing law enables her to provide practical advice and creative solutions in complex cases.

Angharad has spoken at Garden Court Chambers webinars including 'Locked Down and Shut Out: Evictions and rough sleeping this winter' which looked at the law concerning the eviction process and rough sleeping in winter 2020, and ‘Defences to s21 possession claims: recent developments’ providing an update on the law and procedure applicable to section 21 claims in November 2021.

Angharad recently chaired a seminar on domestic violence and housing at the 2021 HLPA conference and welcomes instructions in this context.

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Education Law

Angharad is seeking to build a practice in education law and welcomes instructions in this area, particularly challenges to exclusion decisions and SEN provision.

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Court of Protection

Angharad is seeking to build a practice in Court of Protection work and welcomes instructions in this area.

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Background

Prior to joining Chambers, Angharad worked for the Hackney Community Law Centre managing an independent housing case load.

Angharad also has an extensive background working with migrant projects in London, in particular, the Hackney Migrant Centre and the Islington Unity Project (a project dedicated to assisting clients with applications to remove “no recourse to public funds” conditions from their leave to remain). She provided specialist advice in this context, helping clients navigate housing problems linked to complex immigration issues.

Awards

GDL and BPTC Scholarships, City Law School
Inner Temple Exhibition Awards (GDL and BPTC)
Inner Temple Horace Avory Scholarship
Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award
Oxford Graduate Scholarship (Mst English Literature)

Education

BA Hons English Language and Literature, University College London (2014)
MSt English Literature (1700-1830), Oxford University (2015)
GDL, City University London (2016)
BPTC, City University London (2017)

Professional Membership

Housing Law Practitioners Association (HLPA)

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