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Housing and debt


The housing team cover a wide range of work, which includes recovering properties from unauthorised occupants, trespassers, failed succession claims and also basic rent arrears.

They work in conjunction with the investigations team to collate evidence and build a strong case to recover possession of any of our client's housing stock.

They have built strong relationships with our client officers and stake holders and relish any challenge that is sent to the team to address.

Main Contacts

Alexander McDowell - Senior Lawyer

Audrey Graham Bolt - Legal Assistant

Lauretta Park - Legal Assistant


The debt team recovers any balance outstanding to the local authority with types such as service charge arrears, former tenancy arrears, heating and hot water, council tax, community infrastructure levies, adult social care arrears, housing benefit and any other miscellaneous debts.

The debt team also deals with enforcement of many different debt types and can proceed with high court enforcement, charging orders, third party debt orders, orders to attend court, attachments of earning and more.

Main Contacts

Lisa Wilson - Senior Lawyer

Mansur Ahmed - Legal Assistant

Alan Phillips - Legal Assistant