Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors

Court of Protection Department

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What the team is known for Respected team frequently instructed by the Official Solicitor to act in high-profile and complex health and welfare cases. Particularly experienced in cases involving mental health and childcare law issues. Regularly called upon by advocacy centres and the Official Solicitor as well as being directly instructed by the families of vulnerable individuals. Handles cases involving significant administrative and public law issues.

Strengths A source shares: "They work very cooperatively and are very empathic with vulnerable clients."

"They are well organised and excellent," comments another interviewee.

Work highlights Instructed by the Official Solicitor to represent a vulnerable individual in Section 16 MCA proceedings regarding capacity concerning travel abroad, care and residence matters.

Notable practitioners

Melissa Law is a key contact.