Caroline is known for her thorough and meticulous preparation and her effective advocacy skills. Her particular strengths lie in dealing with factually and legally complex matters in a concise and methodical way. She is skilled in dealing with clients, witnesses and litigants in person who are vulnerable whether due to age, mental health difficulties or difficult personal circumstances.
Areas of practice
- Social Housing Providers – all aspects of possession claims with an emphasis on anti-social behaviour
- Applications for Anti-social Behaviour Injunctions
- Committal proceedings
- Private Landlord – possession claims
- Private landlord – criminal proceedings including issues relating to houses of multiple occupancy, breaches of regulations and unlawful eviction
- Defending possession proceedings
- Defending applications for Anti-social Behaviour Injunctions
Caroline's experience of criminal law well equips her to deal with serious incidents of anti-social behaviour and litigants in person in the civil context and criminal offences arising in the housing context.
Caroline is qualified to accept instructions on a direct access basis as well as traditional instructions from solicitors.
Caroline has given seminars on housing related topics including recently in relation to the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 and the changes to be brought about to possession proceedings and injunctive proceedings.
What Others Say
"Undertakes residential landlord and tenant cases involving anti-social behaviour issues": The Legal 500 2015"Recommended for cases involving anti-social behaviour": The Legal 500 2014
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