Neil Allen

About Neil

Neil Allen is married with two super kids and, in his spare time from fatherhood, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and a Barrister at 39 Essex Chambers. With particular interests in human rights, mental health and incapacity law, he teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students, and regularly delivers training for a variety of audiences including health and local authorities, s12 doctors, GPs, AMHPs, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and law firms. He has been involved in many of the leading cases in this field, including
Cheshire West, N v ACCG, and Re X.

As a band 1 junior, he is ranked with only 8 practitioners across the country in the Court of Protection: Health and Welfare category in Chambers and Partners (2023) and in band 2 in Legal500 (2023).

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Neil's reported cases and academic books and journals

Chambers & Partners, Legal500

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