Staff

Chris Ryan, Solicitor/Associate.   Chris is a member of LSA’s Housing and General Court Department Management Team.   He has a wide range of responsibilities for supporting staff in both Fleming House, Glasgow as well as LSA’s Inverclyde Housing Rights Project.  He has interests in housing, landlord and tenant law as well as social welfare law in general.   He also undertakes employment law cases.

Katy Russon, Solicitor/Associate.   Katy is a member of LSA’s Housing and General Court Department Management Team.  She has particular responsibility for LSA’s office at North Glasgow Advice Centre (NGAC).  She has interests in defended eviction and defended repossession as well as a wide range of social welfare law.  

Catherine Cumming, Senior Solicitor.  Catherine is a Senior Solicitor within LSA’s Housing and General Court Department.    She has an extensive portfolio of a wide range of housing issues with particular interest in defending rent arrears and mortgage repossession cases. 

Alastair Houston, Solicitor.  Alastair is the solicitor for L:SA’s Inverclyde and Housing Rights Project based in Greenock.   He specialises in preventing homelessness: homelessness law, defended landlord and tenant evictions and defended mortgage repossessions.   He comes to LSA from a private sector background with a wide range of experience including criminal law. 

Frank Jarvis
, Solicitor.  Frank works within LSA’s Housing and General Court Department with particular responsibility for work at North Glasgow Advice Centre (NGAC).  He comes to LSA from a traineeship in the private sector.   He has, however, extensive involvement in working from a number of CABx and for one in-court advice project. 

Jacqueline O`Donnell, Paralegal.   Jacqueline is responsible for managing LSA’s in-court advice desk and representation work (preventing eviction projects).   She comes to LSA from a statutory sector background.