Deans Court Chambers

Expert legal advice and advocacy, delivered by an outstanding team of Queen’s Counsel and barristers.

The Barristers at Deans Court are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.

Community Care Law, Mental Health Law and Court of Protection

Our team of Barristers offer expertise as advisers and advocates in all areas of Court of Protection, Mental Health Law and Community Care Law.


Additional Information

The aim of the team at Deans Court is to provide expertise across the board in respect of all matters arising from either the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection, Mental Health Law, or within the field of Community Care Law and Administrative Law.

Deans Court Chambers is able to boast a high profile team of pre-eminent advocates from all backgrounds who are skilled at dealing with cases across the board, ranging from capacity issues arising out of catastrophic BRAIN INJURY and the implications for PERSONAL INJURY litigation, to children lacking capacity, JUDICIAL REVIEW arising out of community care and CONTINUING HEALTHCARE LEGISLATION and all aspects of MENTAL HEALTH LAW.

Many of the leading recent cases within this field have also involved members of the Deans Court team, such as C v Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council & Ors [2011] EWHC 3321 (COP) (Jonathan Butler) and R (on the application of C) v A Local Authority [2011] EWHC 1539 (Admin) otherwise known as ‘The Blue Room Case’ (Sophie Cartwright).The team hosts an annual multi-disciplinary conference to consider developments within the field as well as in house seminars and specifically tailored training events for organizations on a larger scale. Enquiries in respect of training should be directed to Andy Flannigan.

Specialisms include:

Community Care Law

Court of Protection

Deprivation of Liberty

Property and affairs

Financial abuse

Deans Court Chambers has notable strength in Court of Protection, mental health and community care matters.

Legal 500, 2015

Our Community Care Law, Mental Health Law and Court of Protection team

Our Community Care Law, Mental Health Law and Court of Protection Clerks


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