Susan Fricker has considerable experience of litigation in which welfare determinations are central to the proceedings having been in practice for many years specialising in Children Act cases.
She has experience of acting and advising in welfare disputes – scrutinising best interests decision making and challenging best interests decision making where appropriate; deprivation of liberty; disputed accommodation and contact.
Susan has experience of litigation where capacity is in issue and ensuring that the interests of the vulnerable adult are brought before the court in the most sensitive and effective way.
Susan has considerable experience of working with local authorities to address welfare issues.
Leading case concerning an individual’s best interests in circumstances where P lacks capacity to make decisions about religious customs and practice. Click here to see details of the full case.