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Mental Capacity and Deputyship Solicitors

Awards and Recommendations for the Court of Protection Department
Duncan Lewis - Legal 500

The "well established" Court of Protection team "frequently represents vulnerable clients and family members in disputes pertaining to mental capacity and best interest welfare decisions. These cases mostly relate to residence, contact, care and medical treatment. The practice regularly receives instructions to advise trust corporations and other firms of solicitors on health and social care matters."

Legal 500 2024 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

Duncan Lewis Solicitors fields ‘a thorough, knowledgeable and professional' court of protection team with Angela Sandhal at the helm. It advises on a broad array of matters from disputed capacity and best interest matters to specialising in cases that overlap the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act as well as deprivation of liberty safeguards, section 16 cases and inherent jurisdiction matters.

Legal 500 2023 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

“Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a multi-disciplinary approach that advises on a whole host of issues including mental health, community care, clinical negligence and public law. It is increasingly receiving instructions to advise trust corporations and other firms on health and social care matters. The practice is skilled at representing vulnerable clients and family members in disputes about mental capacity and best interest welfare decisions. It specialises in the overlap between the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act, as well as deprivation of liberty, section 16 and inherent jurisdiction matters...”

Legal 500 2022 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

“Duncan Lewis Solicitors has a multi-disciplinary team that advises on mental health, community care, clinical negligence and public law through its various offices nationally. The team has particular strength in the interplay between the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, as well as deprivation of liberty safeguards. It frequently represents vulnerable clients and family members in disputes relating to mental capacity and in best interests welfare discussions pertaining to residence, contact, care and medical treatment.”

Legal 500 2021 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

Duncan Lewis Solicitors fields a ‘team that is quick to respond’. It has a multi-disciplinary team that collaborates with its experts from its mental capacity, mental health, community care, clinical negligence and public law departments.

Legal 500 2019 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

"Duncan Lewis Solicitors ‘constantly strives to achieve the best possible results for its clients, and puts a tremendous amount of work into its cases...multidisciplinary team, which collaborates with the firm’s experts in mental capacity, mental health, community care, clinical negligence, family, childcare and public law."

Legal 500 2017 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

"Duncan Lewis Solicitors specialises in cases that overlap between mental health/capacity issues and deprivation of liberty safeguards."

Legal 500 2016 Edition.
Court of Protection / London

Court of Protection Solicitors

 

Our experienced Court of Protection lawyers are recognised in Legal 500 and Chambers. We can advise on all aspects for Court of Protection work from professional deputyship to contested health and welfare issues.

 

Please use the links below to find the team who can assist you.

 

Court of Protection: Finances for advice on:

  • Mental capacity to manage finances,
  • Appointing a property and affairs deputy,
  • Acting as professional deputy and
  • All Court of Protection applications relating to the finances of an incapacitated person

 

Support for Litigation Solicitors with Vulnerable clients for advice on:

  • Setting up Personal Injury Trusts
  • Setting up Disabled Person’s Trusts
  • Expert reports on likely deputyship costs
  • Advice on sending money to vulnerable clients.

 

Court of Protection: care for advice on:

  • Disputes over the care arrangements for a person who lacks capacity
  • Best interests decisions on care and welfare
  • Safeguarding issues
  • Deprivation of Liberty orders.

For all Court of Protection related matters contact us online now.Contact Us

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