About Safer Housing
We are a unique organisation of qualified solicitors, specialising in Housing and Welfare Benefit Law. Our work in the past decade collectively continues to focus on bridging the gap between tenant and property owner, to help meet each other’s needs in the bid to keep a house, a home.
Offering our expertise, we work towards making your home safe and secure, regardless of whether you are a tenant or property owner. We want to help ensure your voice is heard.
Our team is dedicated to helping you find the fairest and sustainable solution, especially when dealing with complex housing issues.
Our work in supporting tenants and property owners to solve difficult housing issues such as homelessness and evictions is becoming increasingly important. With over a decade of collective experience, we are committed to using all our resources to secure the best outcome.
Director of Safer Housing
Harriet is a consultant solicitor specialising in Landlord and Tenant Law. Qualifying in January 2009, Harriet deals with disputes in the areas of residential properties and social housing.
She has a wealth of experience with housing law cases, ranging from possession, eviction, disrepair, mortgage repossession, to antisocial behaviour, and homelessness.
Harriet is a member of the Housing Law Practitioners Association, the Chartered Institute of Housing and the Legal Action Group.
She is an effective communicator who is both pragmatic and proactive in her approach when dealing with housing-related matters.
Harriet has a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing and Land Law and is currently pursuing a Masters in Housing Studies.
Harriet has been an Advice Services Manager and Organiser whilst volunteering with Crisis at Christmas for 8 years and has volunteered her services providing advice and representation at the Local County Courts with Greenwich Housing Rights for 7 years.
Harriet volunteered as an Advice Services Manager and Organiser with Crisis at Christmas for 8 years, and is currently working with Greenwich Housing Rights to deliver the on duty advice and advocacy services in Bromley County Court and Belmarsh Crown Court.
During the official lockdown period, Harriet worked for Brixton Advice Centre as the Developer and Supervisor of a brand new online legal clinic initiative. Following the lockdown the online service was almost seamlessly initiated ensuring that the public continued to receive quality advice.
In her free time, Harriet is a Governor of an independent school and actively supports her local community.