Court Of Protection

Court of Protection

What our barristers offer

The team at 39 Essex Chambers are renowned for their expertise in representing clients in the developing jurisdiction of the Court of Protection. The team has a well established reputation in the field of mental health law.

Who our barristers act for

Barristers at 39 Essex Chambers act for claimants, relatives, statutory agencies, private bodies and the Official Solicitor.

Our experience

Our barristers advise in cases concerning welfare, financial and serious medical treatment decisions, the deprivation of liberty safeguards, nearest relative displacement applications, judicial review and habeas corpus applications by detained patients in First Tier and Upper Tribunal hearings.

What the directories say about our Court of Protection team

Chambers UK notes that in relation to the Court of Protection, 39 Essex Chambers is “widely regarded as having the biggest and best health and welfare team in London or anywhere else”.

For access to our Mental Capacity Law Resources, which includes reports, cases and guidance notes, please click here

Click here to download the Court of Protection photo list. 

Click here to download the Court of Protection Mediation Group photo list. 

Who to contact

Peter Campbell

Peter Campbell is the Senior Practice Manager for the Court of Protection team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.


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Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1124


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Alison Foster QC

Alison Foster QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2002

Timothy Lyons QC BL

Timothy Lyons QC BL

Call: 1980 Silk: 2003

Eleanor Grey QC

Eleanor Grey QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Lisa Giovannetti QC

Lisa Giovannetti QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Jenni Richards QC

Jenni Richards QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2011

Fenella Morris QC

Fenella Morris QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2012

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2015

Kate Grange QC

Kate Grange QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Simon Edwards

Simon Edwards

Call: 1978

Emily Formby

Emily Formby

Call: 1993

Damian Falkowski

Damian Falkowski

Call: 1994

Parishil Patel

Parishil Patel

Call: 1996

Adam Fullwood

Adam Fullwood

Call: 1996

Nicola Greaney

Nicola Greaney

Call: 1999

Neil Allen

Neil Allen

Call: 1999

Sian Davies

Sian Davies

Call: 1999

Katharine Scott

Katharine Scott

Call: 2000

Mungo Wenban-Smith
Alexis Hearnden

Alexis Hearnden

Call: 2005

Peter Mant

Peter Mant

Call: 2006

Jack Anderson

Jack Anderson

Call: 2006

Thomas Amraoui

Thomas Amraoui

Call: 2007

Catherine Dobson

Catherine Dobson

Call: 2009

Benjamin Tankel

Benjamin Tankel

Call: 2009

Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan

Call: 2010

Angela Rainey

Angela Rainey

Call: 2010

Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee

Call: 2010

Tom Tabori

Tom Tabori

Call: 2011

Nicola Kohn

Nicola Kohn

Call: 2012

Adam Boukraa

Adam Boukraa

Call: 2013

Rosie Scott

Rosie Scott

Call: 2013

Rachel Sullivan

Rachel Sullivan

Call: 2015

Stephanie David

Stephanie David

Call: 2016

Michelle Pratley

Michelle Pratley

Call: 2006

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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