5 Essex Court

Beatrice Collier

Call 2004

Mental Health and Capacity

Beatrice is an acknowledged authority on policing and mental health and has expanded her practice to include mental health and capacity law more generally, including detention, deprivation of liberty and best interests. Her clients have  to date included the Ministry of Justice, NHS providers, prisons and local authorities as well as individuals.

Recent work includes an application before the Divisional Court for an assessment of capacity.

She also undertakes work in the areas of mental health and capacity pro bono, via the Bar Pro Bono Unit.