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Practice Areas

Civil - Mental Health Law

Our team of expert mental health barristers deal with all aspects of the Mental Health Act 1983 and Mental Capacity Act 2005 including issues surrounding treatment and detention, vulnerable adults and deprivation of liberty.

The group provide a wide range of representation from the Mental Health Review Tribunal as well as Court of Protection and capacity matters. In addition, the specialist barristers deal with Judicial Review proceedings arising from mental health related issues.

Mental health law frequently crosses over with many of the other practice areas which KBG deal with such as care proceedings, crime, inquests, immigration , administrative law and employment.

As well as representing individuals, members of the mental health team also act on behalf of Local Authorities and NHS Trusts, sometimes on an emergency basis

List of team members

Deni Mathews Call 1996 Profile
Tim Pullen Call 1993 Profile
Emma Favata Call 1999 Profile
Nigel Hall Call 2001 Profile
Charlotte Davies Call 2007 Profile
Francesca Whebell Call 2011 Profile
Katie Churcher Call 2013 Profile
Hollie Gilbery Call 2015 Profile
Christopher Cuddihee Call 2018 Profile

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