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Avoiding the Roseberry blues: Dealing effectively with claims against disabled tenants
4 August 2022 @ 17:00 - 19:00
- Is the tenant “disabled”?
- A landlord’s duties towards disabled tenants
- Common litigation pitfalls
- Practical steps
Iris is an established Housing and Employment Law specialist, with a particular interest in disability discrimination law.
As Head of the Housing Group at 42 Bedford Row, Iris maintains a busy Housing practice, as well as having a keen interest in the area of law. She regularly deals with all aspects of Housing law, and has long experience in dealing with complex anti-social behaviour cases, including those involving mental health issues, on behalf of both landlords and tenants. She is particularly good at dealing with vulnerable clients and witnesses, and managing the complex legal arguments involved in Equality Act and Human Rights cases. Iris’s expertise in discrimination law generally (because of her combined practice in Housing and Employment Law) makes her particularly adept at handling Equality Act defences.
Natalie has crafted a successful and busy civil practice where she specialises in both residential and commercial property disputes and personal injury. She regularly advises and represents landlords and tenants in a broad range of actions including possession, rent arrears, trespass, and disrepair claims.
She has frequently provided crucial advice on the validity of section 21 notices, including issues surrounding tenancy deposit protection and gas safety certificate requirements.
Natalie also has extensive experience both advising and representing clients in a broad range of property disputes and the commercial / contractual issues that arise. Natalie has been instructed to deal with applications to strike out, she has been instructed in successful emergency injunction applications in the High Court, and emergency applications for relief from forfeiture.