Solicitor, Head of Mental Health and Mental Capacity Department
Rachel specialises in cases before the Mental Health Tribunal and Court of Protection.
Rachel is a longstanding member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and has extensive experience representing clients detained under the Mental Health Act. Rachel regularly represents clients before the First-Tier Tribunal and at Hospital Managers Hearings.
Rachel provides advice in relation to the Mental Capacity Act, the deprivation of liberty safeguards and deals with a variety of cases in the Court of Protection.
Rachel is both an assessor and a Accredited Legal Representative for the Law Society’s Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation Scheme, a member of the Court of Protection Practitioners Association (CoPPA) and Mental Health Lawyers Association (MHLA).