Barrister

Jonathan Holsgrove

Year of call 2011

Housing

Jonathan is sought after for matters across the spectrum of housing law including possession proceedings, disrepair, succession and anti-social behaviour injunctions. He is regularly instructed on behalf of private, public and Local Authority landlords across the country. He is available for court hearings and written advice.  

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Anti-social behaviour possession cases and injunctions
  • Bringing and defending claims in housing cases where the tenant lacks capacity, including community care assessment and provision
  • Claims arising out of the Human Rights Act and Equality Act
  • Claims concerning unlawful eviction
  • Claims for possession and demotion
  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • Disputes over the right to buy and succession claims
  • Disrepair claims relating to residential premises
  • Public law challenges concerning homelessness and allocation of housing, public law defences to possession claims, s. 204 appeals to the county court and applications for judicial review  

NOTABLE CASES

SYP v PH & Others [2013] – successfully represented 3 Defendants and secured the discharge of ‘Gang Injunctions’ in place against them.  

SEMINARS

Jonathan regularly provides CPD accredited training.