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Miles & Partners Solicitors

Court of Protection

3 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Offers robust representation of vulnerable clients and families in Court of Protection proceedings, with a notable focus on mental capacity issues. Handles a range of cases concerning care, residence and treatment, primarily in relation to adults with cognitive disabilities and elderly clients suffering from dementia or similar conditions.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Bowmer provides counsel on a range of  health and welfare proceedings, including safeguarding and capacity cases involving vulnerable adults. He is regularly instructed by family members as well as the Official Solicitor.
"He is very thorough and has an incredible attention to detail." "Andrew Bowmer is extremely bright and looks into every nook and cranny of a case."

Floyd Porter acts for individuals who lack mental capacity on deprivation of liberty, care and residence issues. He also advises family members on deputyship and best interest matters, while continuing to serve as chief assessor on the Law Society's Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation Panel.
"He maintains a calm and patient manner throughout which is very reassuring for clients." "He helps get people's voices heard, gives them the right advice, and is a very good communicator."

Rachel Turner offers expertise in mental health and capacity matters, often advising on safeguarding and human rights matters. She has further strength in Section 21A proceedings and is particularly active for vulnerable adults.
"Rachel Turner has a very good attention to detail and goes the extra mile."

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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare


Andrew Bowmer
Star Associates
Floyd Porter
Band 3
Rachel Turner
Band 2