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Housing and Mental Health recognised in Chambers & Partners 2022

In the first year of making a submission to Chambers & Partners, we are delighted that our own partner and expert in housing law Lou Crisfield has been recognised by the legal research directory alongside longstanding endorsements for three partners ...

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22.10.2021

David Jockelson’s top tips for looking after yourself on World Mental Health Day

The past months have brought many challenges and our daily lives have undeniably changed considerably due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For many this has caused a significant impact on mental health, increasing levels of stress and anxiety. The World Health ...

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09.10.2020

Mental Health Day 10 October 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019 will take place on Thursday 10 October, and the theme this year is suicide prevention. The World Federation for Mental Health stated that the object of making suicide prevention the focus in 2019 is to ...

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26.09.2019

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Community care and moving on after mental health problems

Feeling good in your own home is an important element of anyone’s wellbeing, and this is particularly important when recovering from a mental health condition. Andrew Bowmer and Jasper Blumenthal from our community care team recently helped a lady to obtain suitable ...

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25.07.2019

Andrew Bowmer, Mental health & capacity solicitor, Miles & Partners

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 ...

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13.06.2019

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 ...

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15.05.2019

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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 ...

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13.05.2019

Wear a green ribbon to support World Mental Health Day on 10 October

To show our support for year’s World Mental Health Day, Miles & Partners has joined the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and will be participating in the Green Ribbon Campaign to help end the stigma of mental health. Rachel Turner recently attended ...

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08.10.2018

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Miles & Partners welcomes Rachel Turner as equity partner

We are delighted to announce that Rachel Turner has joined the equity partnership at Miles & Partners Solicitors in the City of London. Rachel, who is joint head of our Mental Health and Capacity department, joined the firm in 2012 ...

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20.09.2018