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Rachel Turner joins the mental health and capacity team

Miles & Partners are very pleased to welcome Rachel Turner into our Mental Health Team. Rachel is an extremely accomplished practitioner with over 9 years’ experience of Mental Health law. As well as being a member of the Mental Health Tribunal Accreditation Scheme Rachel specialises in cases within the jurisdiction of the Court of Protection and has regularly been instructed by the Official Solicitor as well a private individuals in cases concerning issues of mental capacity.

Before joining Miles & Partners Rachel was in private practice in a leading Legal 500 law firm where she established her reputation as a mental capacity lawyer. Rachel also has experience overseas. In 2006 she worked at Uganda Law Society (ULS), Kampala, Uganda where she was adviser to ULS, Uganda Ministry of Health and the Uganda branch of the World Health Organisation on the human rights aspect of the proposed revisions to mental health law. Whilst in Uganda she also co-founded the Mikwano Children’s Trust, a small English registered charity supporting poor and orphaned Ugandan children.

Rachel Turner is an extremely accomplished mental capacity lawyer with lots of innovative ideas and brings a wealth of experience with her. We are all looking forward to working with her” says Floyd Porter who has replaced Sophy Miles as head of Miles & Partner’s Mental Health Department.

Rachel is also listed in Chambers which says of her “absolutely brilliant and incredibly conscientious” Rachel Turner is a mental health lawyer who dedicates a great deal of her practice to Court of Protection matters. She often acts for private individuals directly and on behalf of the Official Solicitor.

If you want to contact Rachel regarding a Court of Protection or case involving mental capacity please contact her on 020 7426 0400 or at

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