Nicholas Buckman Mental Capacity Specialist

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Contact Details

“Your advice, support and clear thinking helped me enormously. You definitely helped me to focus on all the facts and I really do think I had the best team on my side!”

Client Testimonial
Nicholas has extensive experience representing mental capacity and Court of Protection clients and setting up and managing personal injury trusts.

Main areas of Practice

Nicholas provides realistic and practical advice to all clients seeking personal injury claims. He manages and co-ordinates all aspects of a client's needs from maximising return on investmens and setting up case packages, to buying and adapting suitable accommodation.

Clients

Clients include dementia sufferers, individuals with cerebral palsy, those who have sustained injuries in road traffic accidents among others.

Significant experience

  • Applications to the Court of Protection
  • Establishing Personal injury Trusts
  • Statutory Wills
  • Deprivation of Liberty

Expertise

Articles by Nicholas

Getting to grips with current law and guidance

Speaking engagement

Our mental capacity expert Nick Buckman is speaking at the Forum Business Group's Safeguarding Adults Conference in Birmingham on 16 August about 'Getting to grips with current law and guidance'.

After Cheshire West – Where now?

Article

The Cheshire West case is primarily of interest as it looked to clarify the point at which a person who has lost mental capacity is being deprived of his liberty by their carers. The Court of Protection decision was overturned by the Supreme Court.

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After Cheshire West – Where now?

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