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Neil Davies

Associate Solicitor - Head of Court of Protection Team


Neil's Teams

Court of Protection, Private Client


Profile/Experience

Neil joined Lanyon Bowdler in May 2014 from national law firm Linder Myers LLP. He originally attained an BA (Hons) in English & Drama before retraining and qualifying as a solicitor in 2005. 

Neil heads up the department and specialises in Court of Protection work and mental capacity issues affecting both the older client and those who lack the capacity to manage their affairs due to personal injury or clinical negligence. The team deal with a wide range of Court of Protection matters, including deputyships, the authorisation of gifts, property transactions and wills and contested powers of attorney.

The team is also one of the very few in the region able to advise on the management of personal injury and clinical negligence awards and act as expert witnesses on Court of Protection costs. Neil also has a particular interest in the protection of vulnerable adults against financial abuse and has successfully acted in several complex cases resulting in the removal of deputies and attorneys.

Outside of work, Neil’s interests include walking, photography, genealogy and learning Welsh.

Legal 500 Recommendation

Neil is recommended in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500.

Client Testimonials

Patient, knowledgeable and extremely professional

- Ms Groucott, Telford

Superb in dealing with my case and care. I was extremely happy with the service and staff.

- Mr C Verlon, Telford

A very personal service with kind helpful start.

- Dr S Robertson, London

Very easy to contact and talk to.

- Mr N Chamberlain & Mrs Z Chamberlain, Oswestry

Very personable solicitor who spoke in plain English and was approachable.

- Mr J Hughes, Church Stretton

Client Quotes

Under difficult circumstances from the moment I walked in, I was the only person that mattered. She could not do enough for me. Kind and compassionate. Thank you so much.

- Mrs J McMillan, Telford

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

Using Lanyon Bowdler twice for two separate issues being completely different. Both were dealt with complete efficient manner, my questions were always answered with honesty and explaination.

- Mr G Martin & Mrs L Rees, Bromsgrove

Very good team across many disciplines.

- Woodland Heritage Ltd, Surrey

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Lady Lacking Capacity has Cash Withdrawn by Family Member

W was an elderly lady who lacked capacity to manage her financial affairs. She had been admitted to a care home follo...