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.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell acted for the successful local authority in the High Court, Media and Communication List, in a breach of confidentiality/misuse of private information claim.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell represented the London Borough of Tower Hamlets which successfully defended its decision in a case concerning intentional homelessness and domestic violence.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell is representing the local authority in a Court of Appeal case concerning intentional homelessness and domestic violence.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell evaluates aspects of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Simawi v The London Borough of Haringey  EWCA Civ 1770.
Genevieve Screeche-Powell considers the guidance given by Mr. Justice Cobb on the difficult and sensitive question of the observance of Islamic religious practice for an adult lacking capacity in the case of Re IH (Observance of Muslim Practice)  EWCOP 9.
Whitty v London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The County Court sitting at Central London. 20th March 2017. For some time the Court has been issuing standard directions for the disposal of housing act appeals to ensure that matters of such significance are dealt with efficiently and to reduce the backlog. This case demonstrates when the court says there should be compliance with court orders it means it, as the Appellant discovered to his peril.