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.

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"She is sensitive and responsive to meeting clients' needs and is very successful in representing clients." Chambers & Partners 2018

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One source describes [Sian] as "practical and pragmatic," while another notes that "she is very client-focused."

Chambers & Partners 2018

"She is sensitive and responsive to meeting clients' needs and is very successful in representing clients."

Chambers & Partners 2018

"Sian Evans's broad real estate litigation practice includes dilapidations, lease exits and possession orders. Sources say: "She is very well organised and covers every detail."Sian Evans founded the firm's North West social housing team in 2007, and specialises in housing management and property litigation. Clients describe her as "brilliant," particularly with regard to her advocacy."

Chambers & Partners 2016
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