Nicola Phillipson

Practice Summary

 

Nicola is experienced in all aspects of housing law and regularly acts for both landlords and tenants in the public and private sector and was named as a Leading Junior in Legal 500 (2015)

Her areas of practice include:

Possession
• Secure, assured and assured short hold tenancies
• Demoted, introductory and starter tenancies
• Licences
• Discretionary grounds including ASB, nuisance, cannabis farms
• Mandatory grounds including rent arrears, s.21 Notices
• Trespassers
• Public law Defences including Human Rights and Proportionality
 

Homelessness and Allocations
• Initial advices on merits
• s.204 appeals
• JR applications
 

Injunctions and Committals
• ASB injunctions
• s.222 injunctions
• Unlawful eviction
• Breach of tenancy
• Trespassers
• Exclusion from specified land
• Access for gas inspections, urgent repairs
 

ASBOs
 

Disrepair
 

Unlawful Eviction
• Injunctions to gain re-entry
• Claims for damages

 

Right to Buy
Succession
Residential leases and Forfeiture

 

Nicola regularly gives lectures on housing law and is the editor of Chambers’ Jackson Corner, providing subscribers with regular updates of case law and amendments to the CPR.

Nicola is able to accept instructions directly through the Bar Public Access scheme.

 

 

 

 

  • "Named as Leading Junior" - The Legal 500, 2015
  • ‘"Highly knowledgeable, pragmatic and down to earth" - The Legal 500, 2015

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Year of Call: 1999

Qualifications:

BA Hons, MA (Oxon) Jurisprudence

 

Appointments:

Appointed to sit as a Deputy District Judge 2015

 

Leading Junior in Property: Legal 500 (2015)

 

Contact Details:

Email nphillipson@zenithchambers.co.uk

Clerks email:
clerks@zenithchambers.co.uk

Telephone:
0113 245 5438

 

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Office address:
10 Park Square
Leeds
LS1 2LH

T: 0113 245 5438
F: 0113 242 3515