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3RD FLOOR, BLACKFRIARS HOUSE,PARSONAGE, MANCHESTER, M3 2JA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
Fax:
Fax 0161 817 6373
Email:
Web:
www.gcnchambers.co.uk

Ben McCormack

Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
Email:
Web:
gcnchambers.co.uk/barrister/ben-mccormack/
Garden Court North Chambers (Garden Court North Chambers)

Work Department

Community care and mental health, Court of Protection, Discrimination, Housing, Inquests and public inquiries, Public law (judicial review)

Position

Ben specialising in housing, public law and mental capacity cases.

Career

Ben has extensive experience in dealing with mental capacity cases in the Court of Protection. Ben mainly acts for disabled adults and their family members in a wide range of cases, from health and welfare applications and cases involving DOLS, to enduring powers of attorney and property and financial cases. He is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor. He also acts in guardianship/nearest relative displacement proceedings, and in cases brought under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court to protect vulnerable adults. He also has many years experience of acting in civil proceedings where mental capacity issues arise.

Ben is a registered pupil supervisor and is involved in the training and education of the next generation of barristers at Garden Court North Chambers.

Languages

English

Member

  • Court of Protection Practitioners Association;
  • North West Housing Law Practitioners Group; and
  • Northern Administrative Lawyers Association.

Education

LLB (Hons) Manchester


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Court of Protection

Within: Court of Protection – Leading juniors

Ben McCormack - Garden Court North ChambersA passionate advocate, with encyclopaedic knowledge of community care, mental capacity and housing law.

Within: Court of Protection

Garden Court North Chambers’ Court of Protection team handles a broad spectrum of cases, including mental health and mental capacity matters, deprivation of liberty cases and health and welfare disputes concerning residence, contact and care issues. Ben McCormack is a key contact.

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Public law

Within: Public law – Leading juniors

Ben McCormack - Garden Court North ChambersNoted for his expertise in social welfare matters.

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