We are delighted to sponsor the Social Housing Law Association’s 2020 annual conference which takes place online from Monday 16 November until Friday 20 November.
We are delighted that 8 members of chambers have been included in Chambers and Partners 2021. Additionally, we continue to be ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
We are delighted that 10 members of chambers have been included in Legal 500 2021. Additionally, we are ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
We are delighted to sponsor the Social Housing Law Association’s 14th annual conference which takes place on Friday 22 November.
In Salix Homes v Mantato  EWCA Civ 445 the Court of Appeal considered whether cause of action estoppel prevents a landlord obtaining a possession order on rent arrears grounds where there is an existing undischarged order for possession on the basis of earlier arrears, and for payment of those arrears.
Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Emma Godfrey, Adrian Davis and Matthew Stott have all been appointed as Deputy District Judges. Their practices will continue as usual.
The High Court has dismissed a claim for damages in respect of accommodation provided under section 17, Children Act 1989 which was alleged to be in breach of article 8. Emma Godfrey of Field Court Chambers appeared for the respondent authority.
Emma Godfrey reviews the decision of the Court of Appeal in Alibkhiet v London Borough of Brent; Adam v City of Westminster  EWCA Civ 2742 which considers the use of out-of-borough placements in discharge of the main housing duty under s.193 Housing Act 1996. In both cases the local authority had accepted a s.193 […]
We are especially proud of the fact that we have been recognised as a set for the first time in the Social Housing section. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for their support during the past year with a special thank you to all those who participated in […]
Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that 11 members of Chambers have been listed in the Legal 500 2017 edition with a first time listing for Damian Powell. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for their support during the past year with a special thank you to […]