Health and Welfare
Examples of decisions that a person may need to make about their health and welfare include; consenting to a certain type of medical treatment; where they should live or whether they can travel abroad safely.
Our team of solicitors is experienced in acting for protected parties and relatives in Court of Protection proceedings where capacity and best interests regarding a person’s health and welfare need to be determined by the court.
Court of Protection proceedings usually become necessary when a decision that needs to be made is difficult or complex or if someone concerned with a person’s welfare disagrees with a court of action that is being taken.
We are experienced in acting in a wide-range of health and welfare issues as a person may lack capacity to make any type of decision that needs to be made.
Our team of specialist solicitors are experienced in advising and representing family members, advocates and the Official Solicitor in cases regarding the health and welfare of vulnerable people who lack mental capacity.
The team is recommended in the Legal 500 Directory under the Court of Protection category. The Legal 500 2018 directory said the team;
“Provides an exemplary service for vulnerable clients. The solicitors without fail work hard on every case to get the best outcome for the client with great care and dedication.”
We provide advice and legal representation at every stage of cases concerning a person’s mental capacity and ‘best interests’ in the Court of Protection.
We regularly act in Court of Protection proceedings concerning the health and welfare of vulnerable people who lack mental capacity.