Free Webinar - Homelessness Update: Where are we now?

Wednesday 27 March 2024, 5pm - 6:30pm


This webinar is brought to you by the Garden Court Chambers Housing Team.

Positioned at the forefront of social housing legal advice, Garden Court Chambers is ranked in Band 1 of the Chambers UK Bar Guide, in recognition of our outstanding expertise in this area of law.

Date: Wednesday 27 March 2024
Time: 5pm - 6:30pm
Venue: Online  
Cost: Free
Areas of Law: Housing Law

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This webinar will provide an update of legal developments in homelessness over the last 12 months. A "must attend" for all busy practitioners involved in homelessness cases, wanting to keep up-to-date with recent case-law.


Georgie Rea, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers
Georgie has a detailed knowledge of possession proceedings, having previously worked as a self-employed County Court Advocate. She regularly conducts work across all areas of housing law, including homelessness, possession and disrepair, in addition to accommodation-related aspects of community care law. She provides practical advice relating to directions, evidence and creative settlement solutions in complex cases. Georgie has successfully defended possession claims brought by both private and public landlords, on statutory and public law grounds. 

Stephen Cottle, Garden Court Chambers
Stephen is an expert in social housing, planning and property law. He has an established practice in housing and landlord and tenant covering most areas, including equality and discrimination issues, homelessness, possession claims including mortgage repossession, and housing standards and disrepair. Stephen was a finalist for the Legal Aid Barrister of the Year Award 2014. He is ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for his work in Social Housing. 

Matthew Ahluwalia, Garden Court Chambers
Matthew is a social welfare and public law barrister. He has a particular interest and experience in housing, homelessness, public law, welfare benefits, and migrants’ rights. Matthew’s experience enables him to provide a holistic approach. Matthew is an experienced tribunal advocate with particular expertise in Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment and Employment and Support Allowance, as well as cases concerning the right to reside and eligibility. He is also a contributing author to the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) Benefits for Migrants Handbook.

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