Keith Chipato joins as a tenant

01 July 2024

We are delighted to welcome civil law barrister Keith Chipato who has joined us as a tenant.

Keith’s practice is focused on housing, property, landlord and tenant (residential and commercial) and insolvency (personal and corporate).

He has extensive experience of representing tenants and landlords across a wide range of housing and property matters including possession proceedings, leases, unlawful evictions, disrepair and HMOs.

His notable cases include:

  • FBSE Finance Ltd v Milone 2022 (unreported) – Keith represented the mortgagor in a repossession claim and succeeded in having the possession claim dismissed after proving that the secured loan agreement was not an exempt agreement and unenforceable under s.26(1) of the FSMA 2000.
  • [2019] EWHC 3399 (QB) – Keith represented the landlord in successfully varying an injunction against the landlord not to evict the tenant. The court held that an injunction did not stop the landlord in pursuing possession proceedings against the tenant.
About Keith

Before becoming a barrister, Keith worked at the Financial Ombudsman Service. He uses this expertise when advising on financial cases and consumer credit disputes and agreements.

View Keith's profile.