Jennifer Moate

“A consummate lawyer who acts for the benefit of the client at all times”

“Jenny is a brilliant barrister and really good on her feet. She has an eye for detail and always anticipates issues before they become problematic. She is a forceful and tenacious advocate in court.”

Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 UK


Jenny is a barrister specialising in landlord and tenant, social housing, public law, real property, trusts of land and private client work, with particular expertise in the Equality Act 2010, domestic abuse and building safety.

Ranked as a leading individual, Jenny is highly regarded in the field of social housing, having worked in the sector since 2006. She is committed to excellent client care and gives realistic, practical advice at an early stage to ensure the best possible outcome. She offers an efficient, digital-based service.

Jenny’s clear-sighted and tenacious approach is welcomed by all her clients, ranging from private individuals to local authorities. She is a skilled negotiator who frequently assists clients to reach successful settlement. Her incisive legal analysis, rigorous preparation and robust advocacy lead to repeatedly excellent results at court. Jenny recently appeared in the Court of Appeal in Rowe v Haringey [2022] EWCA Civ 1370, [2022] 10 WLUK 270 and as sole counsel in Molloy v BPHA [2021] EWCA Civ 1035 where she successfully defended an appeal against the use of CCTV and committal for racist abuse.

An accomplished webinar/seminar speaker, Jenny regularly presents on upcoming legislation and topical issues. Recent seminars include Costs in Disrepair and Environmental Act Prosecutions, Domestic Violence in Social Housing and the Family Court, Anti-social Behaviour & Contempt of Court applications and the Building Safety Act 2022.


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