Sian Evans is recognised for her leading contentious housing management practice and is particularly noted for her advocacy in the areas of possessions, disrepair cases and anti-social behaviour.Chambers and Partners 2022
She is exceptional and puts clients immediately at ease.Chambers and Partners 2022
She goes the extra mile and provides practical, down-to-earth, strategic advice.Chambers and Partners 2022
Sian Evans is strong leader of the team. Very experienced, unflappable and very good with clients.Legal 500 2021
Sian Evans as a partner is extremely knowledgeable and always available for ad-hoc advice or assist with more complex matters.Legal 500 2021
She's excellent; she's a seasoned campaigner and a strong lawyer.Chambers & Partners 2021
"Sian has a wealth of experience in dealing with housing matters. She is very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, and is highly thought of."Chambers and Partners 2020
An "exemplary housing legal adviser."Chambers and Partners 2019
Sian Evans focuses on housing management and is "very knowledgeable and cuts through difficult matters with sound and commercial advice".Legal 500 2019
Sian qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and joined Weightmans as a partner in 2007. Sian is sector lead for housing and she is also a partner in the property litigation team. She specialises in all aspects of property litigation, both commercial and residential, in the High Court, the County Court, the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and Upper Tribunal. Sian also acts for a wide range of housing associations, stock transfer organisations and fully mutual housing co-operatives. Sian has specialist knowledge of housing management issues including possession cases based on convictions, breach of tenancy terms and anti-social behaviour, anti-social behaviour injunctions (with and without notice), general estate management issues including exchange, abandoned properties, squatters and disrepair. Sian appears regularly as an advocate in the county court.
Sian also has a wealth of experience in commercial property litigation. She is also skilled in all forms of alternative dispute resolution and has had noted success in mediations.
Sian is recommended in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leader in her field. She is also a contributor to the Which Guide to Renting and Letting and is a current member of the Law Society’s Housing Committee, having been the Chair between 2011-2014. She is an accomplished external speaker on housing and landlord and tenant issues.