- Called: 2002
"Tenacious and realistic in her analysis." "Tina applies a careful and methodical approach that means she is never caught out in the court room. Clients greatly appreciate her patience in explaining what is happening at court and what the options are.”
Chambers and Partners 2018
Tina Conlan is experienced in all areas of social housing law. Her practice also encompasses public law matters.
Tina has been recommended in the Legal 500 UK as a leading junior in the field of social housing law and is described as follows:
“Clients appreciate her clear explanations and pragmatic advice” An excellent persuasive advocate, who is extremely thorough. Exceptional client care.”
Tina Conlan’s practice comprises all aspects of housing and property law. She regularly appears in and/ or advises upon public law matters including homelessness appeals, litigation involving the allocation of housing under Part VI of the Housing Act 1996 and judicial review claims.
She is qualified to accept direct access instructions.
“Exceptionally thorough and well prepared, she has a very clear and measured manner in dealing with the client.” “She builds an excellent rapport with clients and is commended for her skeleton arguments.”
Chambers & Partners 2019
“Tenacious and realistic in her analysis.” “Tina applies a careful and methodical approach that means she is never caught out in the court room. Clients greatly appreciate her patience in explaining what is happening at court and what the options are.”
Chambers & Partners 2018
“Merges imaginative solutions with calm and measured advocacy.”
The Legal 500 UK 2019
“Clients appreciate her clear explanations and pragmatic advice.”
The Legal 500 UK 2017
“She represents both landlords and tenants in antisocial behaviour cases.”
The Legal 500 UK 2016
“She is recommended for acting for tenants and landlords.”
The Legal 500 UK 2015
“An excellent persuasive advocate, who is extremely thorough. Exceptional client care.”
The Legal 500 UK 2014
Kannan v Newham LBC  EWCA Civ 57
Tina Conlan represented the London Borough of Newham in the Court of Appeal in relation to their decision that accommodation provided under the main homelessness duty was suitable.
The Court of Appeal considered the extent to which the authority was required to consider the actual and likely future duration of such accommodation.
The judgment can be found here.
Harris v Hounslow LBC  EWCA Civ 1476
Tina successfully represented the authority in this appeal on statutory review requirements and public law defences to claims brought on the absolute ground for possession. A digest of the case can be read here. The full text of the judgment can be found here.
Ahern v Southern Housing Group
Appeal on public law defences to possession claims pending in the Court of Appeal in 2016.
Webb v Wandsworth LBC  EWCA 1643
Successful appeal against a suspended order in a nuisance possession case. View the court decision here.
Arabhalvaei v Rezaeipoor (Central London County Court) December 2007 Legal Action 30 and January 2008 Legal Action 36
Tina represented Mr Rezaeipoor, a protected tenant who was awarded some £188,000 in damages as against his landlord for disrepair and harassment.
- University of Bristol – Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree LLB
- Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (the Netherlands) – ERASMUS year
- Charles University Prague – Master of Laws in European Law LLM
- Inns of Court School of Law – Bar Vocational Course
Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (www.adminlaw.org.uk)
Commercial Bar Association
Assistant Editor of the Encyclopaedia of Housing Law and Practice (January 2005 to November 2008)
Member of the editorial team for the weekly on-line publications Housing view and Local view (January 2004 to January 2005)
Tina Conlan regularly gives seminars to legal professionals and to undergraduate law students on a wide range of subjects.