Lawrence Ford

Partner, Head of Department (Mental Health & Community Care)

Contact

01872 246200


Support


Specialist Areas

  • Mental Health Tribunals
  • Court of Protection
  • Care Proceedings
  • Children law
  • Civil partnership breakdown
  • Cohabitation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic abuse
  • Separation
  • Finances
  • Living together agreements
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Social Services involvement with your family

Membership and Accreditations

  • Member of the Law Society Mental Health Accreditation Scheme
  • Member of the Mental Health Society Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel
  • Member of the Law Society Family Law Accreditation Scheme (Advanced)
  • Member of the Law Society Children Panel
  • Resolution Accredited Specialist for Private Law Children and Advocacy
  • Member of Cornwall Law Society

Additional Information

Lawrence has a particular interest in:-
• Financial Matters following divorce or civil partnership dissolution (particularly high value cases and those involving pensions, businesses or agricultural issues)
• Cohabitation Disputes
• Pre and Post Nuptial and Living Together Agreements
• Social Services involvement with children
• Domestic Violence

All areas of mental health law with a particular interest in:-
• Detention in Hospital
• Mental Health Tribunals
• Community Care
• Court of Protection
• Deprivation of liberty
• Judicial Review

Other relevant information
Part-time Tribunal Judge
Tate St Ives business member
Trustee of the Penwith Gallery / Penwith Society of Artists
Governor St Ives Junior School