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Floyd Porter appointed partner at Miles & Partners

We are pleased to announce that Floyd Partner, Head of the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Team has been appointed to the partnership team at Miles and Partners.

“On behalf of all the partners and the Management Team it is my pleasure to say congratulations to Floyd and wish him well in his new role which we fully expect he will carry off with the style and aplomb we have all become accustomed to since he became head of his Department” said Kate Hammond, Managing Partner.

Floyd is member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel, Mental Health Lawyers Association Committee Member and Coordinator of the Mental Health Lawyers Association Court of Protection Sub-Committee

Floyd’s practice is now mainly focused on matters before the Court of Protection, with an emphasis on representing relatives in Court of Protection proceedings.

He also has extensive experience of representing patients, often those detained under the Mental Health Act in high and medium security conditions, before the Mental Health Tribunal.  He has used his early career experience preparing criminal defence cases to inform his expertise in forensic mental health cases.

Floyd has been successful in challenging unlawful detentions and is committed to helping vulnerable individuals with mental disorders.  He is also emerging as a key player in the increasingly important field of Mental Capacity.

If you want to speak to Floyd about any issues concerning Mental Health and Mental Capacity please call him on 0207 426 0400 or email him directly at

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. The law may have changed since this article was published. Readers should not act on the basis of the information included and should take appropriate professional advice upon their own particular circumstances.