William Baker Court of Protection & Social Care

Call: 1992


William specialises in Family Law Children Proceedings. He acts for parents, children through their guardians and Local Authorities in both public and private law cases in the High Court and County Courts.

William is a popular barrister of choice in cases involving complex cases in family law children cases and the Court of Protection. He appears routinely in the High Court and County Court. He is experienced in appearing in the Court of Appeal.

With his reassuring and calm manner, William is well suited to the sensitive issues involved in the cases and dealing with vulnerable clients. His thorough and inquisitorial approach is well matched for factually complicated cases.

Qualifications and Appointments:

LLB (Hons) Inns of Court School of Law


Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)

Association of Lawyers for Children (ALC)

British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF)

Court of Protection & Social Care

William accepts instructions from family law solicitors and local authorities regarding matters concerning mental capacity issues, disputes as to medical treatment, residence concerns for vulnerable incompetent adults and Section 21A applications challenging authorisations of deprivation of liberty in a care home or hospital under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS).

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