Lina Mattsson

Profession

Barrister

Biography

Lina joined Hardwicke in September 2011. She specialises in residential and commercial property, commercial and insurance disputes.
                                                        
Lina has a particularly a busy landlord and tenant practice. She regularly deals with possession/forfeiture, disrepair, service charges, breach of covenant, unlawful eviction anti-social behaviour, committals and Mobile Homes claims. She undertake a range of work in real property, including  adverse possession, boundary disputes, restrictive covenants, easements and claims to equitable interests in land.

Linaâ??s academic background focused on human rights and in 2011 she was led in the Supreme Court in R (on the application of Aguilar Quila) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] 1 AC 621 successfully challenging the 21 age bar on spouse visas on human rights grounds.

In her spare time Lina volunteers at a homeless shelter in Islington. She enjoys hiking, diving and a Sunday roast with her friends in the pub.

Published Works

Areas of Practice

Property
Private Client