Court of Protection

“6 Pump Court’s group has ‘a breadth and depth of knowledge’ in both children and finance matters. Areas of expertise range from complex TOLATA claims to international children relocation cases”.

Legal 500 (2015)

The modern Court of Protection came into effect as a result of the Mental Capacity Act. The Court of Protection makes personal welfare, health care and financial decisions on behalf of someone who lacks capacity to make specific decisions for him/herself (“Patient”).

Members of the family team at Six Pump Court are able to represent patients, family members, local authorities and other interested parties in a range of applications before the Court of Protection including the following:


  • Powers of Attorney including Objections to Registration
  • Appointment of Deputies
  • Statutory Wills
  • Deprivation of Liberty and Place of Residence
  • Personal Welfare