No5 Barristers' Chambers

Court of Protection: Health & Welfare Department

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No5 Barristers' Chambers is a highly regarded set for Court of Protection work, noted for its expert handling of a wide range of health and welfare matters. The team offers expertise in matters concerning mental capacity and deprivation of liberty, and is regularly instructed in complex serious medical treatment cases. Members are experienced in the representation of individuals and their family members, the Official Solicitor and the Office of the Public Guardian, as well as several health bodies and local authorities.

Client service: "The clerks are always helpful - they respond in a timely manner and assist wherever possible." Abdul Hafeez is the practice director for the public law group.

Keri Tayler
Regularly appears in the Court of Protection in health and welfare matters, including complex cases involving mental health, sexual relations and forced marriage. She acts for local authorities, families and RPRs, and is frequently instructed by the Official Solicitor.
Strengths: "She is always responsive, superb at managing vulnerable clients and has extensive knowledge of community care and Court of Protection work." "She is organised, sensible and pragmatic."