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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.

Client Testimonials

Listened well, advised well.

- Gower House Ltd, Newport

Very polite members of staff, took the time to explain everything to us.

- Mr R Wilford & Mrs J Wilford, Bromyard

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

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

The team were easy to talk to and explained everything clearly

- Mr Price, Hereford

We would like to offer our sincere gratitude for the kindness, understanding and professionalism you have given during this very difficult time. We would not hesitate to recommend the services of Lanyon Bowdler.

- Ms H Gardiner, Herefordshire

Client Quotes

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Direct line to acting solicitor.

- Mr H Williamson, Llansantffrraid

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

You do what you say you are going to do within an estimated timescale

- Mrs Lewis, Bromyard

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...