Andrew Dymond

Call: 1991 

“He is extremely bright and beautifully analytical”

Chambers and Partners

“He provides clear and concise advice on difficult technical areas of law, particularly landlord and tenant matters.”

Legal 500

"First-choice counsel for difficult housing law issues." "A great choice for cases with technical or complex issues. He provides clear, decisive advice."

Chambers UK Bar

“Technically fantastic”

Legal 500

‘Extremely good on his feet and hugely robust.’

Chambers and Partners

‘Lightning fast and unflappable in the courtroom.’

Legal 500

‘He’s strong and consistent on a broad range of social housing matters.’ He’s excellent technically, thorough and clear in his advice and very approachable.’

Chambers and Partners

Practice Summary

Andrew was called to the bar in 1991. He advises and represents both public and private sector clients, including local authorities, private registered providers, registered social landlords, private landlords, leaseholders, tenants and the homeless. He is recommended in Chambers and Partners as a leading junior in social housing. He is Deputy General Editor of the Housing Law Reports, an editor of Arden & Partington’s Housing Law and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Housing Law. Andrew also specialises in property cases and is recommended in the Legal 500 as a leading junior in property law. He is a member of the committee of the Property Bar Association (for which he was a committee member for 10 years and treasurer for four years).

Andrew has had articles published in the Law Society Gazette, Solicitor’s Journal, Legal Action, Inside Housing, the Journal of Housing Law, the Journal of Local Government Law and Local Government Chronicle. His article Flexible Tenancies and Forfeiture [2014] JHL 4 was cited in Parliament during debates on the Housing and Planning Act 2016.

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Property & Housing

Andrew’s practice encompasses all aspects of housing and property law, including homelessness and allocations, human rights and equalities, possession and forfeiture, unlawful eviction, disrepair and dilapidations, enforcement of private sector standards, HMO and private rental sector licensing , HHSRS, tenancy deposits, statutory nuisance, rogue landlords and rent repayment orders, enfranchisement, RTM , all aspects of service charges and administration charges, welfare reform, regeneration, rents ( including Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016)), stock transfer and disposals and anti-social behaviour. His practice also includes commercial landlord and tenant, business tenancy renewal, construction of leases, forfeiture, restrictive covenants, easements, adverse possession and proprietary estoppel.

Anti-Social Behaviour

Possession proceedings and Injunctions.

Real Property

Commercial landlord and tenant, business tenancy renewal, construction of leases, forfeiture, restrictive covenants, easements, adverse possession and proprietary estoppel.

Local Government

Powers procedures and vires, housing finance, constitution, regeneration and redevelopment, procurement.

Public & Administrative

Andrew advises on local authority powers and procedures , finance, constitutional issues, regeneration and redevelopment and procurement.

Judicial review, Equality Act claims and human rights.

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