Alex is a barrister at 39 Essex Street. He is recommended as a leading practitioner in Court of Protection work by Chambers and Partners. He appears on behalf of individuals and public bodies in applications across the spectrum of the Court’s jurisdiction. Alex’s publications including contributions to Jordan’s annual Court of Protection Practice; the Assessment of Mental Capacity (Law Society/BMA 2009); The Court of Protection: A User’s Guide (forthcoming, Legal Action Group); and a work on the International Protection of Adults (forthcoming, OUP). Alex also runs the Mental Capacity Law and Policy website. Alex is on sabbatical for the academic year 2013-4 at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.