We can advise individuals who are impacted by mental ill-health and specifically represents men, women and children who are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 – and those who live outside of hospital but are subject to community treatment orders or conditional discharges.
We also provide advice to those with other mental health or mental capacity related legal problems.
Our personal and professional service:
Sheree Green is a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and has many years’ experience in providing advice, representation and training in all aspects of mental health law.
Sheree is Chair of the Law Society Mental Health and Disability Committee.
Sheree will be representing you and looking after your case personally – from start to finish
Greenchurch Legal holds a contract with the Legal Aid Agency to provide mental health law services across the Midlands and East.
If you are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) or under restrictions on a Community Treatment Order (CTO) or a conditional discharge, and you are entitled to and wish to appeal to a tribunal, we can represent you and our work will be fully funded by the Legal Aid Agency. You do not have to pay anything for our services.
If you need legal advice or representation on other legal matters which concern your mental capacity or mental health, and you are on a limited income or in receipt of certain benefits, funding can also be available to assist with your legal costs. We can explore your costs and funding options with you. Please get in touch to discuss your particular circumstances.