- Areas of Work
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Bill undertakes a wide variety of civil litigation and advisory work but specialises in property litigation, including landlord and tenant (both commercial and residential), housing and professional negligence. He also undertakes rating law including business rate and council tax disputes and has acted for both rating authorities and ratepayers before the Lands Chamber and the Administrative Court and has appeared in judicial review applications relating to housing and immigration decisions. He has advised a number of local authorities and RSL’s since joining Chambers in 2008.
Bill has also undertaken work involving:
• Defective premises and occupiers liability claims
• Legal problems associated with stock transfers
• Asylum and immigration law
• Legal problems with mental incapacity and the creation
of new leases to such persons by social landlords
He is described in the Legal 500 as being “very knowledgeable in property litigation” and recent references by clients include the following:
• "…a class act. Over the last 5 years he has consistently delivered a high quality service…" - James Murray, Partner, Atteys
• “…an extremely conscientious and capable practitioner. He has a good grasp of the legal issues and explains himself clearly at all times.” - Justin Birch, Quality Solicitors
Bill is the author of “Defective Premises Law and Practice” published by Sweet and Maxwell in 2009. He has also written a large number of case notes and articles and has lectured regularly for Liverpool Law Society and CLT. He is a part-time immigration judge of both the First and Upper Tiers of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber.
*'The Modern Law of Nuisance by Smell' - This article first appeared in issue 294 of the Property Law Journal, published by Legalease Ltd. Click here to read.
Bill is licensed to accept direct instructions from the public as well as for direct professional access and will consider CFA's and other alternative funding methods.