Adrian G Stalker was a solicitor in private practice between 1992 and 1999, working in various types of civil litigation. From 1999 to 2006, he was Principal Solicitor for Shelter Scotland. He has an expertise in all aspects of housing law and mortgage repossessions. He is regularly instructed by housing associations, local authorities, banks and private landlords, as well as by defenders in eviction or mortgage repossession proceedings, or by homeless persons in judicial review cases.
He has written two books on housing law. The first, Evictions in Scotland, was published in 2007. The second edition was published by Edinburgh University Press in January 2021. His book Housing and Equality Law in Scotland was published by Shelter in 2019. Adrian writes a regular “Housing Law Update” column for SCOLAG. He also chaired the Government’s Repossession Group, the report of which led to the introduction of the new statutory code for mortgage repossessions of residential properties. He is a legal member of the First-tier Tribunal Housing and Property Chamber.
Adrian also has a strong interest in other areas of civil litigation, in particular: property disputes, commercial leases, executries, professional negligence, judicial review, human rights and equality law, education, and debt recovery. He is regularly instructed in all of these areas.
Adrian has lengthy and extensive experience in the delivery of training. This began during the course of his work at Shelter, and has continued since he called to the Bar. He regularly speaks at seminars to local bar associations, local authorities, and through organisations such as the Legal Services Agency, and Central Law Training.
Adrian G Stalker’s recent cases include:
- W v Stirling Council 2016 SLT 35
- C v Stirling Council 2016 Hous LR 58
- LG v Stirling Council  CSOH 121
- M v Fife Council 2016 SLT 480
- McLeod v Prestige Finance 2016 HousLR 43
- Outlook Finance v Lindsay  SAC (Civ) 7
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