Iain Colville

Call: 1989 

'Words are not enough to express my thankfulness, I wholeheartedly appreciate all the work you have put in and will forever be grateful.'

Lay Client

‘His expertise includes homelessness appeals and judicial reviews, housing allocation, possession claims and anti-social behaviour'

Legal 500

'Absolutely phenomenal throughout'

Lay Client

‘A proven winner in difficult appellate cases.’

Legal 500

“His work includes defending homelessness appeals”

Legal 500

"He is an experienced, seasoned performer."

Chambers UK

Practice Summary

Iain has a developed practice which embraces all aspects of planning, compulsory purchase, housing, landlord and tenant, homelessness and wider aspects of local government.

He is recommended in Chambers UK.

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Appears regularly for and advises both public authorities and homeless applicants in judicial review claims, homelessness appeals and in second appeals.

Housing and Property

Advises and appears on behalf of both pubic authorities and applicants in housing related judicial review claims and further appeals, covering areas such as housing allocation and Allocation Schemes, redevelopment proposals and compulsory acquisitions.

Residential and Commercial Landlord & Tenant

Appears regularly for and advises both landlord (public authority, RSL and private landlord) and tenants (residential and business tenants) at all levels in all aspects of litigation including possession claims, injunctions and committal proceedings, antisocial behaviour and harassment claims.

Planning & Compulsory Purchase

Advises and appears in planning and compulsory purchase matters, both at public inquiries and on appeal to the High Court and further appeals.

Public Law


Local Government

Community Care / Court of Protection

Anti-Social Behaviour

Public Access

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