Areas of Expertise

Click on the links below to find barristers via their area of expertise

 

Send to a friend

Court of Protection

St Ives Chambers are very popular, busy and efficient.

Legal 500

Court of Protection Group

St Ives Chambers' Court of Protection Group is a specialist team of barristers dealing with all areas of mental capacity law and practice in response to the new legal framework and the introduction of the Court of Protection in Birmingham. The Group is one of only a handful in the UK who are able to offer a full service in all areas of law relating to the protection of vulnerable adults, mental capacity and mental health.

Who can refer?

Areas of work include advice, consultancy and representation for:

  • local authorities
  • social landlords
  • health care professionals
  • Office of the Public Guardian
  • Official Solicitor
  • CAFCASS
  • private individuals

What areas of work are covered?

The Group can offer advice and representation relating to: 

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the relevant Codes of Practice.
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2007.
  • Mental Health Act 1983 and 2007 (including Mental Health Review Tribunal work).
  • Assessments of incapacity and Best Interests decision making for incapacitated persons.
  • Detention / Restraint.
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney.
  • Advance decisions and statements.
  • The role of the Public Guardian.
  • Applications, practice and procedure in the Court of Protection.
  • Judicial review of local authority discharge of community care functions.
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs).
  • Forced marriage.

NOTE: We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the St Ives website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.


tick I accept to receive cookies for this browser session || cross I do not want to accept cookies for this browser session || More information about cookies

Google analytic cookies are currently: Active