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Neil Davies

Associate Solicitor - Head of Court of Protection Department


Neil's Teams

Court of Protection


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 recognised as a Recommended Lawyer and a Rising Star in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.

Published testimonials say:

"Neil Davies is exceptional in that his knowledge of minutiae, as it fits our case, and his ability to communicate with us in detail is outstanding and rapid in every respect."

"Neil Davies is very helpful."

Client Testimonials

He was great, he listened and suggested the best course of action - thank you.

- Mr T Graves, Shrewsbury

Very professional standards and advice.

- Mr S Barnes & J Barnes, Hereford

Ed Burrell was excellent in every aspect of his support in selling my business. He was friendly and pleasant to deal with yet very professional.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Everything was first class

- Miss Evans, Oswestry

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

- Mr J Hughes, Church Stretton

Client Quotes

The professionalism of the service received and the expert knowledge of the solicitor who handled my case.

- Mr K Whitelaw, Wolverhampton

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

The understanding of my case, the kindness shown to me and the support given, not only by my solicitor but by his secretary.

- Mrs S Oliver, Shrewsbury

Staff are most helpful and understanding

- Mrs Edwards, Oswestry

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

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...