Areas of law:

Mental Health

Bea is a solicitor, practising mental health law, working from our busy Bristol and Gloucester offices. Bea is passionate about helping vulnerable clients and promoting and protecting their rights.

Bea assists clients with various aspects of mental health law. She provides advice and assistance to both restricted and unrestricted patients detained under the Mental Health Act at all levels of security, as well as to those in the community. She also advises nearest relatives on their role and powers, and has experience in dealing with s.117 aftercare disputes. Bea represents clients at Hospital Managers’ Hearings, and assists clients with Care Programme Approach (CPA) and s.117 meetings.

Bea is approachable and easy to confide in; both essential attributes for establishing and maintaining rapport and trust with clients, which can often prove to be paramount in achieving the best possible outcome for a case. She is well organised, hardworking and energetic, with exceptional communication skills, which means she is perfectly placed to help clients to understand their cases by providing them with clear and concise explanations and guidance.