Experienced social housing partner joins Trethowans

Southampton and Salisbury based law firm Trethowans has bolstered its legal team with the hire of Robert Wassall as a Partner.

Robert is a very experienced lawyer with over 26 years of experience of the social housing sector. He has been recognised by Chambers & Partners, the UK’s leading independent guide to the legal profession, for a number of years as a ‘leading lawyer’ in the area of social housing, and was credited in Chambers & Partners as being "one of the most experienced practitioners in the market".

Robert is a proactive member of the social housing community, regularly writing legal articles for publications including Inside Housing as well as running a number of discussion forums and speaking at conferences focused on the social housing sector.

Simon Rhodes, Managing Partner at Trethowans, said the appointment showed the continued commitment to improving the strength and depth within the firm as a whole for the benefit of its clients. "I am very pleased that Robert has chosen to join us. Robert is very well-regarded for his expertise in dealing with housing management issues, particularly for social housing landlords. Robert's arrival adds another area of legal expertise for our clients. "