Avikar joined the housing team in March 2018 and brought with him a breadth of knowledge expertise to a well rounded team.
He acts mostly for tenants in respect of housing disputes and has numerously represented those who are homeless or at threat of being homeless in challenging decisions of local authorities, where necessary in the courts. Avikar’s work includes:
Possession proceedings – anti-social behaviour, rent/mortgage arrears, succession;
Evictions and applications for re-entry;
Homelessness – challenging local authority decisions on review and appeal, homeless advice;
Challenges to the suitability of temporary accommodation;