Tanya Barrett

Senior Solicitor
Contact details

029 2068 6169

Tanya is a Senior Solicitor 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.

Clients

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

Expertise

Career

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

Memberships
  • 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.