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Leading Juniors

Alison Meacher - HardwickeShe has vast experience in Court of Protection work, both welfare and finances.
Louise Worton - 3PBShe is thorough and extremely knowledgeable in all areas of Court of Protection work.

Rising Stars

Scott Storey - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonHe is empathetic but firm with clients when necessary, diligent and capable of really fighting the clients corner in the Court room.

Court of Protection and community care in Regional Bar

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton

At 'relaxed, friendly and helpful' set 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonScott Storey acts for local authorities, litigation friends and family members in interim and final hearings in the Court of Protection, with particular expertise in health and welfare matters. He is particularly praised for his ability to 'inspire confidence with his calm but robust presence in court when undertaking negotiations and advocacy'.


At 3PB, Louise Worton has a wide-ranging Court of Protection and community care practice, with areas of expertise including deprivation of liberty, the removal of deputies and best interests decisions on placement, contact, care packages and medical treatment. In particular, she is praised as 'a voice of reason in circumstances where without her input it would be very difficult to find a way forward'. 

Gatehouse Chambers

At Gatehouse Chambers, Alison Meacher acts for both claimants and public in disputes over all aspects of public service and care provision as well as in proceedings involving adults who lack capacity and deprivation of liberty.