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Lee Parkhill

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Court of Protection: Health & Welfare , Community Care
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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare - All Circuits

Band 2

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Lee Parkhill
A dynamic public law barrister offering considerable expertise in Court of Protection, social care, healthcare and local government matters. He is adept at handling cases concerning deprivation of liberty and forced marriage. Regularly instructed by NHS bodies, local authorities, the Official Solicitor and individuals.
Strengths: "Good on the law, sensible and measured." "He is extremely knowledgeable, bright and practical. A confident and eloquent advocate."
Recent work: Instructed in a case to determine whether an individual had capacity to marry when he had participated in a marriage ceremony three years prior.
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Community Care - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Lee Parkhill
Handles community care matters as part of his broad public law practice. He acts for both claimants and defendants in disputes over care provision arrangements and decisions.
Strengths: "Very calm and collected and obviously knows his stuff. He is admirable and confident." "A thoughtful and considerate barrister." "He is approachable and a pleasant to work with - he's cooperative and very solution-oriented."
Recent work: Instructed in a judicial review challenging a Care Act assessment of a man with a hoarding disorder.
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Practice Areas

Lee specialises in public law and mental capacity law. He acts for claimants and defendants in judicial review proceedings. He has particular expertise in adult social care and NHS law.

Lee also regularly appears in the Court of Protection, both in welfare and property and affairs cases. Lee is instructed by local authorities, the Public Guardian, the Official Solicitor as well as by court-appointed deputies and family members. Lee appears in other welfare proceedings relating to adults, including applications for forced marriage protection orders and proceedings within the High Court's inherent jurisdiction.

Career

Called to the Bar in 2005.

Professional Memberships

Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association; Court of Protection Bar Association.

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Lee Parkhill

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