Alex Cisneros > Chambers of James Counsell KC and Keith Bryant KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of James Counsell KC and Keith Bryant KC
Outer Temple Chambers
THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND
LONDON
WC2R 1BA
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Court of Protection, Private Client and Trusts, Education, Public Law

Position

Barrister specialising in Court of Protection, Private Client and Trusts, Education, Public Law.

Career

Alex Cisneros was called to the bar in 2015. Alex’s practice covers a wide variety of contexts concerning mental capacity, healthcare and education. Recent cases include: Various Lasting Powers of Attorney, Re [2019] EWCOP 40; Office of the Public Guardian v PGO & Ors, Re: BGO [2019] EWCOP 13; Office of the Public Guardian v SDL & Ors [2019] (COP); Khan v Khan [2019] (Multi-Track trial); Kousar & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 2462.

Alex Cisneros is a specialist public law and private client barrister. He has experience handling significant contentious and non-contentious matters with a particular emphasis on mental capacity and education.

Alex is a member of the C Panel of the Attorney General’s Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.

Alex has been invited to complete a part-time PhD exploring developments in mental capacity law and the impact on vulnerable adults under the supervision of Professor Rosie Harding.

In his spare time, Alex sits as a Member of the Beckmead Family of SEN Schools and a Trustee of the Centre for Young Musicians, a division of the Guildhall School of Music. In 2018, Alex was appointed a Bar Council social mobility advocate, a role that he is proud of.

Memberships

  • Administrative Law Bar Association
  • Court of Protection Practitioners Association
  • Court of Protection Bar Association
  • Associate Fellow, Royal Commonwealth Society

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Alex Cisneros – Outer Temple Chambers ‘Alex is a go to barrister for COP work. He is very well organised and responsive. His written skills are superb, and he presents his arguments carefully. He is a measured but an effective advocate.’