Position: Partner, Housing & Regeneration
Phone: 01772 220418
Lucie works with Registered Providers across the country and has a great deal of litigation and advisory experience in relation to all aspects of property litigation and housing management. Her particular areas of interest are trial advocacy (including High Court), property litigation including commercial and residential, tenancy fraud, mental health and mental capacity, disability equality and human rights, tenancy enforcement, policy and procedure review, tenure reform, welfare reform, immigration, homelessness, disrepair, successions / exchanges and possession against trespassers.
Lucie is particularly passionate about advocacy, especially trial advocacy, and an experienced Higher Court Advocate. She deals with all types of hearings from initial injunction / possession applications through to trials and appeals. Lucie also regularly appears in the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).
She regularly deliver training sessions for clients and is routinely invited to speak at national conferences. In particular, she has spoken at National Capita Conferences, CIH Conferences, Tenancy Fraud Forum and Resolve (formerly Social Landlord's Crime and Nuisance Group) Events.
Good feedback from clients includes:
'Lucie is renowned for giving advice in a user-friendly manner so it is understandable to everyone. Lucie's advice is always thorough and gives the company assurance and confidence in applying this advice to the situation in hand'.
'Lucie was impeccable... I am in awe of what she worked to achieve'.
'Lucie demonstrates a true passion and commitment to her work'.
'In Court, Lucie is tenacious, highly-competent and fearless'.
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