Attendance at Court as a witness or instructing officer is an important part of the litigation process. It is vital to ensure that the officer and any witnesses are well prepared and understand what is required on the day. Join Devonshires’ Donna McCarthy and barrister Laura Tweedy who will provide insight and practical tips, based on their years of experience preparing and presenting cases in Court.
About the Speakers:
Donna McCarthy, Partner, Housing Management & Property Litigation, Devonshires
Donna heads up a team advising on all aspects of housing management law and practice, acting for Local Authorities, Registered Providers and private landlords in complex litigation, including possession proceedings; actions to restrain Anti-Social Behaviour; injunctions and disrepair actions. She also advises social landlords on matters of housing policy and procedure. She has particular specialism in matters relating to mental health, capacity and safeguarding.
Laura Tweedy, Barrister, Hardwicke
Laura is a very experienced and sought-after barrister who specialises in residential and commercial landlord and tenant and property litigation, as well as in social housing. She is recommended for real estate litigation and social housing in Chambers & Prs and Legal 500.