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Floyd Porter receives Accredited Legal Representative status in the Court of Protection

Floyd Porter, partner and joint head of our Mental Capacity team, has been appointed as an Accredited Legal Representative in the Court of Protection with effect from 26 June 2018 by the Law Society of England and Wales as part ...

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11.07.2018

Unite against dementia for Dementia Action Week

This year, Dementia Awareness Week has changed to Dementia Action Week and takes place from 21 to 27 May. We are joining The Alzheimer’s Society in encouraging everyone to unite and make a change by taking action against dementia (no matter how ...

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14.05.2018

Congratulations to newly appointed Councillor Erica Gbajumo on her Brent election victory!

Our heartiest congratulations to Erica Gbajumo, a legal assistant in the Miles & Partners Solicitors family law department, for winning a seat in the recent London Borough of Brent local council election. On 3 May 2018, Erica was voted in ...

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14.05.2018

Rajea received this engraved plaque from a housing client

Rajea Sultana receives beautiful engraved thank you plaque from homeless client

The team have been moved to tears as this special engraved testimony was presented to Rajea, recognising her dedicated work on a homeless client’s case three years ago. The client had been sleeping rough when Rajea took on the case, ...

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10.05.2018

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

Mental capacity team goes from strength to strength with Andrew Bowmer

Andrew Bowmer, a strong practitioner in mental capacity law, joined Miles and Partners on 5 February 2018. Andrew qualified as a solicitor in December 2008, drawing on his previous career working in central Government, including on local authority governance policy ...

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15.03.2018

Floyd Porter on BBC Radio 4 Moneybox discussing when an LPA comes into force

Floyd Porter spoke to BBC reporter Tony Bonsignore about lasting powers of attorney on Radio 4’s Moneybox programme on Saturday (27 January). A couple had written into the programme asking for advice when a bank would not limit the amount ...

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02.02.2018

Rajea Sultana, Housing solicitor, Miles & Partners Solicitors & Advocates

“Your clients are lucky to have found her …” a glowing testimonial for Rajea Sultana

We all know how valuable a barrister’s time is, so when Sally Blakemore of Ely Place Chambers took the trouble to write almost 500 words of praise for our housing solicitor Rajea Sultana, we couldn’t resist asking if we might share this ...

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15.12.2017

Rachel Turner receives accredited legal representative status in the Court of Protection

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 increased the role of the Court of Protection by introducing powers to make decisions on health and welfare matters in addition to its already existing power to make decisions on property and affairs matters. on ...

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28.11.2017

Logo for Resolution

Cohabitation Awareness Week – 27 Nov to 1 Dec 2017

The focus of this year’s Resolution Awareness Week is on the inequality of legal rights for cohabitees; couples living together who are not married. There are some 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK, but many are still unaware of ...

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28.11.2017