Position: Partner, Housing & Regeneration
Phone: 01772 220219
Lachlan McLean is a Partner and Solicitor-Advocate specialising in Housing Management and Leasehold. 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, 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 masterclass.
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.
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