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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

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

Thank you for your professional help, advice and commitment to ensure we had the best outcome.

- Mrs S Peruffo, Herefordshire

She was supportive and very helpful - will be recommending to others who need a similar service.

- Mrs E Sumner, Telford

They were very experienced and very professional, offering a top class service

- Mr V Jones, Pontesbury

Enthusiastic approach to handling cases.

- Tomlinson's Dairies Ltd, Wrexham

Client Quotes

Ed clearly pays attention to detail and most importantly was diligent in ensuring my interests were best catered for. 

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Listened well, advised well.

- Gower House Ltd, Newport

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Very quick at sorting our Wills. He was great to deal with, nice guy!

- Mr L Onions & Mrs E Onions, Craven Arms

Very patient - my own records weren't the best.

- Mr J Pearson, Oswestry

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Lady Lacking Capacity has Cash Withdrawn by Family Member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...