Stuart Wright has a dedicated civil practice. He is regularly instructed in a range of common law matters (see below) with particular expertise in Property Law (with a particular emphasis on Housing law) and Personal Injury. He provides in-house lectures for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and local firms of solicitors in his specialist areas.
Housing Law: Stuart regularly appears in a wide variety of housing related actions, with a particular emphasis on sensitive cases, often relating to anti-social behaviour. He is often 'Counsel of choice' to act on behalf of vulnerable tenants including those with mental health problems or other forms of disability in light of his particular expertise working with vulnerable people. Prior to joining Chambers Stuart spent 1½ years helping to develop advocacy support services in London to empower adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems. His sensible and compassionate approach is supported by his first-rate client care.
Property Law: Complementing and extending from his substantial housing law experience Stuart is instructed in a number of wider Property Law matters in both the County Courts and Leasehold Valuation Tribunals (LVT), including cases involving Business Tenancies, Leasehold enfranchisement, Service Charge disputes, Management issues and so on.
Personal injury: Stuart is regularly instructed in Personal Injury actions (including multi-track and fatal accident claims). Stuart takes pride in his pragmatic approach to resolving liability disputes and provides thorough, practical and where appropriate innovative advice – which often gets results.
Common Law: Having developed the above specialism's from a solid foundation in general common law, Stuart has substantial experience of a wide range of common law matters and frequently receives general common law instructions. In particular, Stuart is often instructed in relation to Insolvency (both Personal & Corporate) and general Contract disputes.
Stuart is a member of the Housing Law Practitioners Association and Personal Injuries Bar Association.
In his spare time Stuart particularly enjoys travel, diving, jet skiing and is a member of his local gym.
Stuart Wright also wins praise from solicitors who need a commercial litigator that knows the region well. "Confident and reliable," he is sought out by clients faced with commercial and contractual disputes of many different types.- Chambers and Partners (2013)
“Personal injury specialist Stuart Wright takes a pragmatic and realistic approach to cases”. In addition Stuart Wright is recommended in the 2012 Legal 500 for his Property work. - The Legal 500 (2012)
In Personal Injury "Stuart Wright is a ‘good advocate’, who provides ‘clear advice and pleadings’..." and in Property "...housing specialist Stuart Wright is ‘very efficient, prompt and thorough’..."- The Legal 500 (2011)
“Stuart Wright is an excellent junior choice for housing law” – The Legal 500 (2010)
"Stuart Wright is an excellent choice for housing law, handling cases ranging from anti-social behaviour to those with mental health issues" - The Legal 500 (2009)
"Stuart Wright is rated highly for housing law" - The Legal 500 (2008)
University of Kent at Canterbury – LLB (Hons) 2:1
City University – PG Diploma in Professional Legal Skills
Inns of Court School of Law, BVC - Very Competent
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