Marie Busfield | Howells Solicitors
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Marie Busfield

Marie Busfield

Chartered Legal Executive
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Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley

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Marie specialises in both Housing Law and Welfare Benefits cases. Marie assists clients with each aspect of their case and represents clients in court proceedings across a wide range of issues they may have.

Her speciality in Housing Law means that she is an expert in possession proceedings, unlawful evictions, disrepair claims, tenancy disputes and tenancy deposit claims. She also specialises in Welfare Benefits and is one of a very few specialists who provide assistance with challenging Tribunal decisions on a point of law to the Upper Tribunal. She has even taken a Welfare Benefits case to the Court of Appeal.

Marie is able to use her experience in her specialist areas to obtain the best outcomes for her clients.

Notable cases

Successfully challenging a local authority on a decision regarding a client fleeing their home due to fear of violence.

Obtaining significant settlements for tenants who have been unlawfully evicted from their home.

Having a decision made by the First Tier Tribunal set aside by the Upper Tribunal and going on to secure backdated Personal Independence Payment and Severe Disability Premium for a client totalling over £12,000.

Successfully appealing a Personal Independence Payment appeal and securing over £15,000 in backdated benefit and premiums.

Pursuing a case to the Court of Appeal regarding retaining worker status.

Negotiating favourable settlements for clients with counterclaims within possession proceedings.

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