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Housing and Property

William Douglas-Jones

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(Year of Call 2011)

Joined Chambers: 2013

Qualifications:

University of Liverpool: BSc. Physiology, 2:1 (Hons) 2008

College of Law, Birmingham: Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction 2010

College of Law, Birmingham: BPTC, Outstanding (Second in Year) 2011

Background:

Will has developed a busy housing and property practice since joining Chambers as a tenant. He has appeared for both landlord and tenants in both the private and social sectors. Will is confident appearing in all hearings from the first possession hearing to housing trials.

Will has appeared in possession claims in a wide range of both landlord and tenant and mortgage matters. Further, he has experience of Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions and committal for breach proceedings.

In addition to his court-based practice, Will welcomes instructions for all paper-based work. Will prides himself in completing and returning advices and pleadings within requested deadlines. In particular, Will has been instructed on numerous occasions to draft urgent defences in social housing claims.

Will has also advised on, and drafted proceedings for, real property matters including easements and injunctions.

William is keen to develop further his housing and property practice and is is available to undertake instructions commensurate with his year of call.

Further Information:

Prior to commencing pupillage, Will spent two years practising as a Solicitors’ Agent on the Midland Circuit and gained extensive advocacy experience before both District and Circuit Judges.

Prior to studying law, Will was employed by the Environment Agency as a member of the Regulation Awareness Team. His roles included advising the public of their obligations and rights under environmental law.

Memberships:

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Midland Circuit

Appointments:

Winner of College of Law Plea in Mitigation Competition 2011;
Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn 2011;
Walter Wigglesworth Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn 2013

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