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Leading Juniors

Matthew Wyard – 3PB ‘An excellent advocate.’
David GardnerNo5 Barristers' Chambers 'David is a very intelligent and capable barrister, with an affable style. He is very approachable and down-to-earth, and always provides pragmatic advice.'
Nia Gowman - 30 Park Place ChambersNia excels in all aspects of court of protection work. She is always very well prepared, and pragmatic in her advice to both professional and lay clients.'
Rebecca Harrington - 30 Park Place ChambersRebecca is a tremendously knowledgeable, direct and eminently sensible advocate - all the hallmarks of a robust and effective Court of Protection practitioner. Her approach to cases commands the respect of others in the profession and inspires confidence in clients.'
Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place ChambersA class act in Court of Protection cases; she knows the law inside out. She grasps every single detail of a case and is particularly skilled at the cross-examination of experts.'

Rising Stars

Laura Shepherd30 Park Place Chambers 'Laura's advice is measured, well prepared and thorough. Her knowledge is extensive and impressive.'

Court of Protection and community care in Regional Bar

30 Park Place Chambers

30 Park Place Chambers ‘is the best Court of Protection and community care set in Wales‘. Headed by the ‘persuasive advocate' Rebecca Harrington, the team is well known for representing protected parties, local authorities, family members and health boards in financial and welfare disputes. The set reports an increase in instructions relating to medical treatment. Rhian Jones  is ‘energetic and enthusiastic and a tough advocate‘, and her practice often involves deprivation of liberty cases. The ‘knowledgeable and efficientNia Gowman regularly acts in matters concerning the Mental Capacity Act, and her workload includes decisions about care, residence, medical treatment, marriage and sexual relations. Laura Shepherd   ‘routinely demonstrates excellent analytical skills and sound judgement‘.



There is great strength and depth.’

A specialist team with experience at all levels.’

The most approachable set of chambers in Court of Protection.’


Very responsive.’

Kayleigh Jefferies is exceptional as a clerk.’

The clerks are all very efficient and respond very quickly. They will always do what they can to assist in urgent cases and resolve any diary clashes. Kayleigh Jefferies in particular is outstanding.’

The clerks are always immensely helpful and accommodating across the board.’