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Joseph Acton

Joseph Acton

Partner - Head of Section โ€“โ€“โ€“ Exeter

Joseph is a partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Housing and Regeneration department and the managing partner of Trowers & Hamlins' Exeter office.  Joseph has acted for public and private sector clients in the region for some 20 years and advises on all aspects of non-contentious property, contract and procurement law.

In particular, Joseph is acknowledged as an expert in social housing – advising social landlords, local authorities and developers on housing matters as well as regulatory, constitutional and governance matters.

Joseph is recognised as a leader in the field of Social Housing in the Chambers and Partners' Guide to the Legal Profession 2016, and has been described as "commercially fluent" and "very responsive" with an "in-depth knowledge of social housing". He is also recommended as a leading individual for Social Housing in The Legal 500 2015.