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A huge thank you for your amazing help, understanding & support during such a fraught & difficult time….Dad and I feel your help has been invaluable and we very much appreciate everything you've done for us and we owe you a debt of gratitude. You have handled my case with such humility, sensitivity, empathy & such a friendly yet professional approach – Cath, a client of Anna
Anna Moore has ‘tremendous judgement and excellent client skills – Legal 500 2017
Anna is a solicitor in the human rights department and acts in a variety of matters that include representing individuals in the Court of Protection, helping individuals obtain access to health and community care, disability discrimination issues and claims under the Human Rights Act.
 
Anna acts for individuals in matters across the health and community care sector and has experience in dealing with cases involving mental health, mental capacity, community care and public law. Anna has a particular interest in acting for vulnerable individuals in proceedings in front of the Court of Protection relating to decisions about residence and contact. Anna has acted in a number of matters involving deprivations of liberty. She is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor as well as family members and other individuals.

Anna has a developing disability discrimination practice, acting in claims concerning access to services. She is currently advising on issues including the ability of blind and visually impaired individual’s ability to vote independently and potentially discriminatory policies in relation to the gypsy traveller community.

Anna is recognised in the Legal 500 directory and some of her recent cases include:
  • A test case clarifying the duties local authorities have towards ‘children in need’ that reached the Court of Appeal (R (on the application of J) v Worcester City Council) [2014] EWCA Civ 1518)
  • A complex Court of Protection case in relation to the care arrangements for a vulnerable 98 year old woman (The London Borough of Redbridge v G & Ors [2014] EWCOP 17)
  • An inquest and claim under the Human Rights Act brought by the family of a vulnerable man with Alzheimer’s who died after sustaining serious injuries in his home, contributed to by a failure of the local authority to put in place adequate safeguarding measures
 
Before working at Leigh Day, Anna worked in the public law team at Bindmans LLP, where she had a broad practice of cases primarily involving issues of inquests, community care, mental health and mental capacity.

Anna completed her training contract at Bindmans before qualifying as a solicitor in 2012. Before practising as a solicitor Anna worked in the South African Human Rights Commission.

Accreditations

  • Legal 500 2017 Recommended lawyer

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