Head of Social Housing, Partner
Gail Sykes qualified in 1997 and joined the firm in April 2008. Gail has a national reputation for her work with Registered Providers, Local Authorities, Government departments, property managers and private landlords having acted for an impressive portfolio of housing providers.
Gail has particular expertise in housing litigation and housing management law, she is an experienced Advocate who regularly and successfully represents her clients in Court proceedings.
Gail has particular experience in assisting clients with possession proceedings, injunctions, demotion proceedings and ASBOs. Gail regularly speaks at national and regional housing conferences and provides bespoke training for her clients.
Chambers UK 2019 describes Gail as 'absolutely brilliant' with sources praising her 'excellent service' and that she 'always provides very good advice and a really practical outcome for clients.'
The Legal 500 describes Gail as 'helpful, personable and approachable' as well as giving 'sound and accurate advice'.