Law firm unveils new housing partner

Bristol law firm Clarke Willmott has appointed a new partner to its growing housing management team.

Neelam Sharma will be supporting head of housing management and co-head of social housing, Lindsay Felstead, in her work with regional and national housing providers.

Neelam, who was admitted as a solicitor in 1998, will act on various aspects of housing management including anti-social behaviour injunctions, committal proceedings, claims for possession against tenants, trespassers, tenancy management issues, common law injunctions and complex cases involving mental capacity and discrimination.

Lindsay Felstead, said: “Neelam joining our team at Clarke Willmott has been an important step in our growth as we deal with more and more housing management issues.

“She brings with her an invaluable insight into the challenges faced by Social Housing providers on a daily basis having worked inhouse as a Housing Litigation Manager.

“Neelam has a fantastic practical attitude to achieving her client’s objectives and will be an asset to our team.”

Neelam said: “I am delighted to join the well-respected social housing team at Clarke Willmott.

“I am looking forward to working with the firm’s broad client base of Housing Providers and Local Authorities. Housing Management is a key priority for these clients at the moment and I’m excited to add value.”

Clarke Willmott works for clients all over the UK, providing legal advice and practical assistance to RPs and social landlords. Support includes everything from succession planning and disrepair to tenancy enforcement, nuisance behaviour and criminal activity.

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