Profile: Court of Protection
Experience and Expertise
Mark Mullen has advised on the capacity to marry, the validity and disclaimer of enduring powers of attorney (‘EPAs’) and lasting powers of attorney (‘LPAs’), deputyship applications, the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults and on the settling of damages on personal injury trusts.
He has represented applicants and respondents in property and affairs applications, in particular for statutory wills, approval of gifts and registration of EPAs and LPAs, and also in personal welfare applications.
Mark has been recommended in the Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 legal directories for his Court of Protection expertise over the years as follows:
- “He’s approachable, deals with clients in a professional manner and stands out for his calm courtroom style.” (Court of Protection (Property and Affairs), Chambers UK, 2018)
- “He is user-friendly, helpful and sensible.” (Court of Protection and community care, The Legal 500, 2017)
- “He’s very good at drafting and has a good grasp of the issues.”
- “An accomplished practitioner”
- “A tenacious advocate.”
- “Mark Mullen is recommended for his efficiency, speed of turnaround and acute understanding of what needs to be achieved. His practice spans the range of property and affairs cases, and takes in applications for statutory wills, approval of gifts and registration of powers of attorney.”
London Borough of Haringey v CM  EWCOP B23
- “Applications in the Court of Protection”.
- “Statutory Wills: Practice, procedure and practical tips”.