Mark Williams

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Barrister

Mark has been a member of the Housing Law department since joining chambers in 2001 and is regularly instructed by one of the UK’s largest social housing organisations. He welcomes instructions to represent housing associations, local authorities, individual tenants and both public and private landlords.

Background

Mark has represented parties at County and High Court level and dealt with a wide range of different aspects of Housing Law. He has been involved in cases where human rights and the housing rights of physically and mentally disabled people have played a significant part.

He was called to the Bar in 1998 following a 12 month pupilage at 3 Verulam Buildings, a leading commercial/banking set in London, where he had wide-ranging exposure to insurance, banking, general commercial and professional negligence law.

In addition to his experience of Housing Law, Mark has a particular interest in and specialist knowledge of insurance and financial services and has previously worked at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and HM Treasury.

He is qualified to work on a direct access basis.

Qualifications

Undergraduate Degree

BA (Hons) (Lond-UCL)

Post-graduate qualifications

City University, London: CPE- Diploma in Law

BPP Law School: Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)

Mark has specific experience in the following areas of Housing Law:

  • Anti-Social Behaviour Orders
  • Injunctions
  • Possession claims
  • Homelessness appeals
  • Unlawful evictions
  • Harassment

Professional memberships

Employment Lawyers Association

Personal Injuries Bar Association

Visiting Lecturer on the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of the West of England

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