David specialises in all areas of housing law, including representing clients who are homeless, whose homes are in a poor state of repair, who are defending antisocial behaviour injunctions, and who are defending possession proceedings on grounds of rent arrears, antisocial behaviour and other breaches of tenancy.
He also carries out Community Care work including for homeless families who have no recourse to public funds and for people who have care and support needs.
David has substantial experience of assisting people who lack litigation capacity and is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor on behalf of the protected party. These vulnerable clients often have complex needs overlapping both housing and community care law, and he is well placed to assist in such cases.
David previously worked as a housing caseworker for the charity Shelter before training as a solicitor at a private law firm in south London. Most recently he worked as a housing and community care solicitor at a law firm in East London before joining GT Stewart.