The need to provide support and assistance to members of the community who have physical or mental health problems is a key focus for local authorities and other public sector organisations. We recognise the safeguarding duties placed on our clients and provide specialist advice on all aspects of work connected to duties under the Mental Health Act 1983, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Care Act 2014. We are experienced in advising local authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, hospices and charities on relevant areas.

Our experienced fee earners can provide advice on the following:-

  • NHS Trust or local authority disputes
  • Assessments and appeals
  • Cases relating to end of life
  • Closure of healthcare facilities – such as hospitals, clinics, care homes and day care services
  • Court of Protection Health and welfare disputes
  • Deprivation of Liberty challenges
  • Mental Health Act Matters
  • Coroners Investigations
  • Health and Social Care Integration
  • Healthcare funding disputes

For more information about Health and Adult Social Care please contact:

Debbie Carter Hughes - LGSS Law

Debbie Carter-Hughes

Interim Executive Director of LGSS Law t 01604 368689 m 07795 302349 e Debbie.Carter-Hughes@LGSSLaw.co.uk View profile >