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Christi Scarborough

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Introduction

Christi joined chambers in 2015.  She has a practical, commercial and client focused background, having previously worked in both the advice and IT sectors.  Christi brings a conscientious, thorough and well prepared approach to her advocacy.  She also sits part time as a Disability Member in the First Tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber).

Property Law

Christi undertakes a wide range of property law work, and is particularly at home untangling the sometimes complex statutory provisions that are so often the focus in this type of work. 

Examples of recent work includes:

  • Appeal to the Upper Tribunal in respect of procedural irregularities in relation to a breach of covenant hearing where the defendant was unable to attend on health grounds
  • Advising on the landlord’s right of termination in respect of a transferred 1954 Act tenancy in circumstances where there had been substantial breaches of planning and health and safety regulations
  • Drafting of a defence and representation contesting the validity of a second mortgage on the basis of excessively high interest and failure to obtain FSCS regulation.
  • Advising whether a mortgage could be obtained on a property while it was subject to an existing agreement permitting it to be rented out as student accommodation.

News & events

Housing Law Bulletin: Banning Orders and the Housing and Planning Act 2016

In this Bulletin, Christi Scarborough discusses banning orders: what are they? When would one be used? What are their consequences? Banning Orders – what are they and how do they work? Christi Scarborough looks at new powers available to Local Authorities from 6 April 2018, and the circumstances under which private landlords or letting and

1st May 2018 Read more

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation During April and May 2017, we ran a 2-part workshop in Chambers exploring the law and procedure on dealing with mental health issues in housing cases. This Bulletin is intended as a follow-up note for those of you who attended, and as a general practice note for those of

30th May 2017 Read more

Testimonials

  • “Very thorough and accurate in her advices. Fully attuned to the demands of today’s busy private practice, giving an attentive and reliable service to solicitors and clients.”

Professional memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Property Bar Association
  • Family Law Bar Association

Selected cases

  • Podlasiak v Edinburgh Woollen Mill ET/2701291/13

Education

  • Bar Professional Training Course, Nottingham Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), Oxford Brookes University
  • BA (Hons) Mathematics, University of Durham

News & events

News & events

Housing Law Bulletin: Banning Orders and the Housing and Planning Act 2016

In this Bulletin, Christi Scarborough discusses banning orders: what are they? When would one be used? What are their consequences? Banning Orders – what are they and how do they work? Christi Scarborough looks at new powers available to Local Authorities from 6 April 2018, and the circumstances under which private landlords or letting and

1st May 2018 Read more

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation During April and May 2017, we ran a 2-part workshop in Chambers exploring the law and procedure on dealing with mental health issues in housing cases. This Bulletin is intended as a follow-up note for those of you who attended, and as a general practice note for those of

30th May 2017 Read more