Court of Protection

Colleton Chambers’ friendly and approachable Court of Protection team can help with all aspects of Court of Protection practice.

The team’s wide ranging experience mean that they can offer a full service whatever your needs. Led by a QC, the experienced team provides advice and advocacy on all matters pertaining to the Court of Protection.

The Court of Protection team is led by Claire Wills-Goldingham QC contactable at or 01392 274898.

Please see our individual members profiles for further details of their practice and specialisms.

Our Court of Protection team is familiar with all the issues listed below but if there is something that is not listed please give the clerks a call to discuss the matter in more detail:

Health & Welfare

  • Where the patient is to live
  • With whom the patient shall have contact
  • End of life decisions

Property & Affairs

  • Lasting Power of Attorney attorneys
  • Deputies
  • Statutory wills
  • Disputes between attorneys

Lectures and Seminars

The team regularly provide lectures and seminars on all of the above matters and would be happy to discuss any requirements with you. Please contact Gareth Latchem on or 01392 274898 for further information.


Prominent members of the team, Claire Wills Goldingham QC and Marie Leslie, have edited a text on Court of Protection practice due for publication in September 2015, the general editor being Mr Justice Keehan. The accompanying website, the Court of Protection Hub, is available from early May 2015:

How to get in touch

Contact our clerk, Gareth Latchem, or if he is not available any of the other clerks will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about our service. Please contact Gareth on or on 01392 274898.

If you are a member of the public and you want to instruct one of our barristers directly, either click on the individual barrister below, or complete the form on the public access page.

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