Legal Services for Social Housing

We are the only firm which has grown alongside the social housing movement in Scotland; we have gained an unparalleled understanding of the sector and its challenges. We represent over two thirds of housing organisations in Scotland. Our experience gives us a distinct advantage in working with key housing providers as social housing and community regeneration continues to evolve.

Specialising in the Housing Sector since the 1970s, we are seen as a dedicated Social Housing firm by Chambers Legal Guide. We have been in their top band of social housing lawyers since 2001 and are the only firm in Scotland which has 5 members of staff recognised as leaders in their field.

Our firm has gathered together an experienced team specialising in the delivery of legal services to the Scottish housing sector. Every member of our team has extensive expertise in working for registered social landlords and a deep understanding of the particular requirements of the sector.

Legal services to the Housing Sector

We provide legal advice in the following areas:

  • Contracts and procurement
  • Debt recovery
  • Employment law
  • Factoring and property management
  • Finance
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Governance and legal structures
  • Low cost home ownership
  • Property and development
  • Renewable energy
  • Tenancy advice and tenant evictions
  • Stock transfer

Training

We lead frequent training sessions for board, committee members and staff on key areas of changes in the law as it affects them, alongside areas where clients request bespoke training.