Foot Anstey LLP

Court of Protection Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Noteworthy South West team well equipped to handle property and affairs work. Regularly acts in the capacity of professional deputy, with particular expertise in cases which involve questions of mental capacity. Frequently called upon for its expertise in elder law, statutory wills and both financial and physical abuse.

Strengths One source states: "I have always been hugely impressed with everyone I dealt with - they are always available when I need them and are all very approachable."

Notable practitioners


Holly Miéville-Hawkins
offers assistance with a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters, such as statutory wills applications, as well as issues involving fraud and misappropriation of funds.
"She is excellent and goes the extra mile for her clients."


Patricia Wass
often acts for elderly adults and vulnerable individuals lacking capacity, frequently advising on powers of attorney and statutory will applications. She has further strength in cases with cross-border elements.
"She is fantastic, looks at the issue from every angle and gives options." "She is very empathetic in her approach." "She is an extremely capable practitioner who can deal with a real range of matters. She is really very experienced."