Lachlan McLean

Lachlan McLean

Position: Partner, Housing & Regeneration

Office: Chorley

Phone: 01772 220219

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Lachlan McLean is a Partner and Solicitor-Advocate specialising in Social Housing Management Leasehold, Property and Construction Disputes. Particular areas of focus are trial advocacy (including High Court), disability equality and human rights, judicial review, sheltered housing, policy and procedure review, welfare reform, tenure reform, Section 106/ planning and construction, arbitration, boundaries and rights of way, disrepair, successions/ exchanges and possession against trespassers, rent reviews, service charge statutory consultations, rent and service charge debt recovery, forfeiture, tenancy enforcement, ASB, Right to Buy, allocations, commercial lease disputes, data protection, and information sharing with statutory agencies.

Lachlan regularly provides training to clients on all these areas, including Court advocacy workshops and disrepair masterclasses.

Lachlan joined Forbes as a paralegal in 2005 after studying law at Cambridge University and completing the Bar Vocational Course. Having initially trained as a non-practising barrister, Lachlan qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and obtained Higher Rights of Audience in 2012.

Lachlan McLean The Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2016  The Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2017  The Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2019 

14 Nov 2018

Housing & Regeneration


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