Lee Parkhill

Call: 2005

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Lee has a broad public law practice, with particular expertise in local government, social care and healthcare. Lee is also an experienced Court of Protection practitioner.

Recent cases

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich v CDM [2018] EWCOP 15, court’s approach to fluctuating capacity.
  • Re SH [2018] EWCOP 21, court’s power to appoint an office of a corporation as a deputy (rather than the named office holder).
  • Richards v Worcestershire County Council & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 1998, scope for private law claim arising from non-performance of a public law duty.
  • R (GS) v London Borough of Camden [2016] EWHC 1762 (Admin), duties of local authorities under the Care Act 2014.
  • Watch Tower v The Charity Commission [2016] 1 W.L.R. 2625, junior counsel for Appellants in case considering the adequacy of a statutory tribunal as an alternative to judicial review.
  • R (Hall) v Leicestershire County Council [2015] EWHC 2985 (Admin), junior counsel for Defendant in a challenge to the lawfulness of consultation on proposals to close a museum.
  • R (OH) v London Borough of Bexley [2015] EWHC 1843 (Admin), challenge to decision to reduce levels of funding for community care needs.