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Andrew Brookes

About Andrew Brookes

“I strive for every client’s respect and confidence by giving clear and straightforward advice. When I have finished the work I am doing for them I want clients to think ‘he really made a difference.’ ”

Based in our South London offices at London Bridge, Andrew is head of our Housing Department.  He has 30 years’ experience in housing and residential property law; acting for both tenants and landlords during a dispute.  He now heads a team that advises and represents public and private landlords, as well as tenants and leaseholders.  Also, the Anthony Gold Housing Department is listed in the Legal 500 as a Tier 1 firm for Social Housing: Tenant and a Band 1 firm for the same discipline in Chambers and Partners.

Andrew has assembled a housing team full of talented, passionate people; many of whom are recognised experts in this niche field.  He is immensely proud of the people he works with, and their involvement in campaigning and undertaking policy work to improve the rights of tenants and leaseholders.

A litigator at heart, Andrew specialises in tenant disputes with freeholders concerning repairs and service charges.  He has been with Anthony Gold since 1992 and has always been passionate about resolving people’s housing struggles.  His everyday focus is on improving his clients’ housing conditions, keeping people in their homes, and ensuring landlord/tenant relationships run smoothly.

In 2019, the Legal 500 described Andrew as “an absolute legend in the housing space” and an “undisputed expert of housing law”.  Andrew prides himself on being a solicitor who develops solutions for clients, rather than simply set out problems.  Anyone who instructs him can be confident that he has the experience, tenacity, and enthusiasm to achieve their objectives.


Contact Andrew Brookes

Tel: 020 7940 4060


  • Board member of a South London housing association.
  • Chair of Housing Law Practitioners Association for 6 years
  • Current Editorial Board member of the Journal of Housing Law
  • Has delivered training for Central Law Training, CPD Cast  and the Housing Law Practitioners Association.  Has delivered a seminar at the Institute of Advance Legal Studies as part of an Economic and Social Research Council funded programme.

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