Begum & Co Solicitors

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Offers advice and representation in mental health law, under the legal aid scheme for patients seeking legal assistance whilst they are detained or experiencing aftercare issues. Can assist with a wide range of spectrum of mental health-related issues such as applications to the First-Tier Mental Health Tribunals, Nearest Relative Applications, Nearest Relative Displacement Proceedings, Managers Hearings, After Care issues including funding problems, Capacity and Court of Protection matters.
People from all walks of life can be affected by mental health problems. We are a voice for the vulnerable and are dedicated to assisting anyone affected by mental health issues. We help to empower people to exercise their rights.  We specialise in offering assistance to people detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and can represent them in appealing against their detention or in dealing with other issues that might arise whilst they are detained.  We can also advise relatives of those who are detained.
At Begum & Co we provide a holistic approach to the care of our clients and continue to represent people leaving the hospital that may need help with other aspects of their lives when they go back into the community. Those detained under the Mental Health Act, are entitled to legal aid regardless of their means. It is often possible for their relatives and many other people affected by mental health problems to obtain legal aid.

Contact Details



Golden Cross House, 8 Duncannon Street, London, WC2N 4JF

Other Info

Opening times:
Mon-Fri 9-5

Disabled Access:

Nearest Tube Station: Charing Cross, Embankment, Leister Square

Other information:
For further information phone or email.

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