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At Miles & Partners, we believe that everyone has a basic right to housing and the safety and security to lead a normal home life. If there are problems with the property that you rent, we can help you understand your rights and, if necessary defend or bring court proceedings to put things right. We can also advise you if you have no home or are in danger of losing your home.

Our services include:

Based near Liverpool Street station in East London, we advise people right across London and beyond. We offer a comprehensive service, from initial advice to representation at court. The housing team is a member of the Housing Law Practitioners Association.

Award-winning lawyers

Partner Rajea Sultana won the 2022 Housing Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award. Click here to find out more.

In 2016 partner Lou Crisfield was awarded Social Welfare Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year. She is also ranked in Band 2 in the Chambers UK 2023 Guide.

Lou also received the following commendations in the Chambers UK 2023 Guide:

She is ‘well known for her strength in social housing law, while also offering complementary expertise in public and community care law. She advises on homelessness applications as well as possession proceedings and housing allocation disputes.

‘She explains to client the options and strategies with a high degree of detail. She carefully explains all possible outcomes so that the client is best informed before making a choice.’

‘Lou Crisfield is brilliant and very passionate about what she does.’

‘She is very good with vulnerable clients, diligent and tenacious.’

Legal 500

The housing law team at Miles & Partners is recognised in the 2023 Legal 500 with the following testimonial:

‘Miles & Partners has a small but dedicated team, which is one of the go-to firms in East London for individuals with housing law issues. The firm’s wider expertise across a range of areas, including family law, community care and mental health, means they are able to consider clients’ situations in the round and advise them on a range of inter-connected issues that might arise.’

Contact us for expert legal advice

If you need help with any of the issues listed above, contact us to see how we can help.

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