Court of Protection

Court of Protection


The 3PB Court of Protection team is able to offer barristers of a wide range of call to deal with the varied nature of cases which may arise in the Court of Protection. Members are regularly instructed by all parties to such proceedings including family members, local authorities, deputies, Protected Parties and the Official Solicitor. We have experience in dealing with cases at all levels of complexity, from District Judge to the High Court, appearing regularly at both First Avenue House and the Regional Centres. We undertake advisory and advocacy work at all levels.

Members of the 3PB Court of Protection team are particularly drawn from the Family team and Property and Chancery group, providing specialist expertise in the fields of both Health and Welfare and Property and Affairs. Our considerable experience in wills and probate, trusts, administration of estates and family provision means we are well placed to provide accurate and practical advice to all our clients. We are also happy to provide supportive and explanatory advice to those unfamiliar with this area.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Deputyship matters
  • Statutory wills
  • Lifetime gifts
  • Deprivation of liberty applications
  • Property and Affairs matters generally
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney and Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • All aspects of mental capacity
  • Medical treatment
  • Best interests decisions
  • Welfare matters including contact, residence and care decisions