Tanya Barrett

Senior Associate
Contact details

029 2068 6169

Tanya is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Property Litigation Team. She has experience dealing with a range of property litigation disputes acting for both Landlords and Tenants including bringing and defending possession claims, rent and service charge arrears recovery and civil injunction proceedings.

Main areas of practice

Tanya acts for landlords in complex residential possession and antisocial behaviour cases involving discrimination, Equality Act and Mental Capacity challenges.

She also acts for commercial landlords and tenants in all aspects of landlord and tenant portfolio management including lease renewals, dilapidations and covenant enforcement.


  • Social housing providers in Wales and England
  • Charities
  • Local authorities and the Welsh Government
  • Commercial business



Admitted to the roll in 2013, Tanya has a wide ranging background in Housing Law and has previously worked as Housing/Social Welfare Lawyer dealing with all aspects of Social Welfare and Housing law including Homelessness Appeals.

Contact details

029 2068 6169

  • Property Litigation Association

Significant Experience

  • Acted for a housing association in obtaining a without notice injunction where a sheltered housing scheme was put at risk by acts of antisocial behaviour by tenants with substance abuse problems
  • Acting for housing associations in seeking possession of premises against trespassers
  • Acting for public sector clients in relation to commercial rent arrears recovery
  • Acting for acquiring Authorities in multiple CPO claims
  • Acting for a large social housing provide in respect of multiple disrepair claims and counterclaims

Additional Expertise

Tanya has a particular interest in matters which related to the Equality Act 2010 and its treatment by the Courts.

Insights by Tanya


17 October - Tanya Barrett

In the Court of Protection in the County Court sitting at Birmingham Civil and Family Justice Centre, before HHJ Clayton on 15 August 2022, there was a ruling concerning hoarding:...

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