Daniel Skinner


Daniel is a partner in the Housing Management team.  He has acted for Registered Providers, local authorities and ALMOs for over 25 years. He is described by Chambers & Partners as “one of the leading lights in social housing”

Daniel is known for his expertise in dealing with housing management, especially anti-social behaviour, leasehold and shared ownership. He is renowned for his clear and decisive advice.  Daniel is highly regarded for his entertaining and practical training sessions and his public speaking.

Notable projects

  • Daniel has successfully represented clients in many of the leading Housing cases in the Court of Appeal including Poplar HARCA v Byrne and West Kent Housing v Haycraft


  • BSc Hons - Liverpool University

Chambers/ Legal 500 rankings

Daniel has been ranked for many years by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in Social Housing.  In 2018 he Chambers described him as “immersed in the subject and knows it backwards”.  Legal 500 have described him as “outstanding and extremely personable”.

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