Ranked leader in community care Band 1 - Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 –Tony is a long established barrister commended for his "clear, sound advice
" and "keen understanding of how local authorities work. He has been “at the forefront of age assessment
“… “as well as matters arising under immigration and asylum legislation
" Chambers & Partners 2013. He is ranked for being "One of the best community care barristers in practice"
, Legal 500 and is acclaimed for his expertise in all matters relating to adults under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and local authority support for children and families under the Children Act 1989. His area of expertise covers Court of Protection, Public Law and Local Government, Administrative and general civil law. He is instructed on a regular basis by about a third of the London boroughs, as well as several city and county councils. He is also instructed in claims against authorities. He has a detailed knowledge of administrative law issues relating to Social Services, particularly with regard to community care and immigration/asylum legislation which is advisory work, in the High Court in claims for judicial review, in the formulation of policies and procedures and in lectures and seminars. Tony is also a co-author of Dementia and the Law