Adam is a Mental Health Law specialist employed in our Mental Health Law Department. As an accredited member of the Law Society Mental Health Tribunal Panel, Adam accepts instruction in relation to civil and forensic mental health law matters including Tribunal Hearings, Hospital Managers’ Hearings and CPA/s117 meetings. Additionally, Adam is able to accept appointments by the Tribunal for clients lacking capacity.
Adam has broad experience in helping clients detained under section as well as those in the community under Community Treatment Orders and those subject to conditional discharge. As well as representing patients, Adam also has experience in advising and representing Nearest Relatives in the exercise of their powers under the Act, and also in relation to resisting displacement proceedings.
In his spare time Adam is a keen traveller, having previously spent 17 years in a job that saw him travel the world, and enjoys cookery and gardening. He speaks good French and Spanish, is able to accept instruction from clients in these languages, and is known for his conscientious and thorough work on behalf of clients and their families.