Legal News

Congratulations to Andrew Bowmer on Accredited Legal Representative status in the Court of Protection

Andrew Bowmer, mental capacity law and community care solicitor at Miles & Partners Solicitors, has been appointed as an Accredited Legal Representative in the Court of  Protection by the Law Society of England and Wales as part of its Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation Scheme.  This appointment highlights Andrew’s high professional and ethical standards in the…

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Housing tenants to be protected from spurious charges from 1 June 2019

The scarcity of housing accommodation, particularly in London, has meant that power has been firmly in the hands of landlords and their agents who have increasingly sought to pass on many of the normal operating costs to tenants. In addition to their monthly rent and a deposit, tenants have also found themselves having to pay…

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Serving up cocktails at care homes

Evenings in care homes can be quiet and lonely, so every week Magic Me volunteers host cocktail parties – an occasion for residents to socialise with friends, family and volunteers. Kaileigh Hazeldine, and some of the other members of the mental health and capacity and family law teams at Miles & Partners Solicitors, based in…

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Floyd Porter shares his thoughts on mental capacity issues in Law Society blog

Our joint head of the mental health and capacity department, Floyd Porter, was asked to share his thoughts and experience as a mental health lawyer in a recent blog for The Law Society.  Floyd is the Chief Assessor of the Law Society Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation Scheme for the appointment of Accredited Legal Representatives to act on behalf…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 13-19 May 2019

The Mental Health Foundation are hosting Mental Health Awareness week between 13 – 19 May 2019. The theme this year is body image – how we think and feel about our bodies. Having general concerns about your body image is not in itself a mental health problem. However, if these concerns manifest into something different…

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Miles & Partners are recruiting

Miles & Partners are looking for Legal Assistants Miles & Partners is a highly regarded firm of solicitors ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers based in London E1 near Liverpool Street. We are looking for bright law graduates with a professional outlook to join our team as Legal Assistants providing paralegal support to our busy family…

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