Housing law team

If you need assistance with a housing law issue don't hesitate to contact our experienced specialists on 0203 816 9282 or complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you directly.

Our People


  • Joanne Ellis
    , Partner

    Joanne became a Partner at Stephensons in 2010 and is department manager of the housing law team holding supervisor status for all land issues. 

    She became a trainee solicitor at Stephensons&...

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    Joanne Ellis
    Contact details 01942 77430501942 774119

Senior Associates

  • Kate Hancock
    , Senior Associate
    Housing Law Solicitor and Associate

    Kate qualified as a solicitor in September 2013 having been with Stephensons since 2008, initially as a student. In 2017 Kate was made an associate of the firm.

    Kate commenced her role at Stephensons on a vacation placement whilst studying a...

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    Kate Hancock
    Contact details 01942 77410901942 774538


  • Jane Goodier
    , Solicitor

    Jane qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and joined the Stephensons housing law team in June 2016. 

    Jane started her career in crime and then specialised in ...

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    Jane Goodier
    Contact details 01942 774193

Fee earners

  • Karen Smith
    , Fee earner
    Fee earner

    Karen is a fee earner within the housing team achieving some noticeable results for her clients. She is an experienced court duty advocate and regularly represents clients at heari...

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    Karen Smith
    Contact details 01942 774348

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New homelessness and domestic violence guidance

New guidance has been published by the government this week to ensure that victims of domestic violence can more easily access safe long term accommodation. The guidance is subject to a ten week consultation process which will run until 5 th ...

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Whether you want to wind down, or are looking to make a fresh start, 2018 may be the year for you to sell your business. If you’re thinking about selling your business or you are already in talks to do so, it is beneficial for both you and the...

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As an award-winning top 150 law firm, with over 450 staff based in offices across the country, you're never far from the advice you need.