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Tuesday June 18 2019

Broudie Jackson Canter launches housing practice in Manchester City Centre


Broudie Jackson Canter launches housing practice in Manchester City Centre

North West law firm Broudie Jackson Canter, part of the Jackson Lees Group, has launched a new housing division in the heart of Manchester city centre.

Based from the firm’s Manchester Piccadilly office, the practice is a stone’s throw from Manchester Crown Court. As a registered legal aid solicitors, the team will provide specialist legal services to both private clients and those who qualify for legal aid.

The practice will provide legal assistance across a range of issues including homelessness, housing disrepair, tenancy deposits, possession proceedings and eviction – providing those in need with access to justice in central Manchester. 

The team will be headed by Jackson Lees Group’s Head of Housing & Social Welfare, Nina Patel, who has over 18 years’ experience specialising in complex housing cases, particularly those arising from mental health or capacity issues. 

Nina is also a Trustee for Local Solutions, a charity that supports disadvantaged individuals, families and communities with a primary focus on those experiencing exclusion and vulnerability.

Nina Patel said: “Our housing team has a wealth of experience working with clients facing a variety of complex legal housing issues.  We know there is huge need in Manchester - particularly for legal aid housing specialists to support people who may be at risk of becoming homeless.

“We already have a great network of partner organisations across the city that we work with closely to ensure people – particularly those who may be vulnerable - are supported by outstanding legal professionals when they need it most. We’re looking forward to building on this base and creating a best-in-class service for people in the city centre.”

The Jackson Lees Group is an award-winning firm made up of Broudie Jackson Canter and Jackson Lees. The Group provides a full-service legal solution to personal and commercial clients and has over 280 employees across six offices in Merseyside and Manchester.

"Our housing team has a wealth of experience working with clients facing a variety of complex legal housing issues"
Nina Patel

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