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Linda Storey, Partner at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Social housing

Profile

Linda heads the firm’s social housing team. She joined Penningtons in 1999 and became a partner in 2005. Linda is an account manager for a number of leading Registered Providers and specialises in advising them on acquisitions, disposals, associated planning agreements and secured lending, together with all home ownership sales, individual purchases, staircasing and resales, private sales, mortgage rescue and lease extensions. Linda also advises on Right to Buy, Right to Acquire and Social Homebuy schemes.

Recognised as a ‘Leader in the Field’ by Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession and The Legal 500, Linda is described as: “always available at the end of the phone” with one source adding: “She has always delivered above expectations and can find a solution for any situation”. Linda is also recognised as a ‘Best Lawyer in the UK for Social Housing’ on the Best Lawyers website.  

Linda is a member of Women in Social Housing, Social Housing Law Association and the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting clients to achieve efficiencies to ensure delivery of targets.
  • Running workshops with clients to assist in developing procedures to ensure compliance with new legislation.
  • Developing transparent reporting procedures with clients in order to enable them to control costs.
  • Working closely with clients to develop and update their policies and procedures.

Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. San Francisco is an associated office.

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