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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare - UK-wide
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What the team is known for

Miles & Partners offers robust representation of vulnerable clients and families in Court of Protection proceedings, with a notable focus on mental capacity issues. The firm 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.

Strengths

"Miles & Partners has a really experienced, high-standard team. Its expertise spans the breadth of health and welfare."

Notable practitioners

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. "Floyd has an extremely calm manner and is very good at putting clients at ease." "He has real pragmatism and expertise so that he's able to cut through to the solution." "He is very knowledgeable and personable."

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.

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. "Andrew has years and years of experience. He is always up to date on legal case law."

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Floyd Porter
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Rachel Turner
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Andrew Bowmer
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