Mental Health



The mental health team are Law Society accredited members of the Mental Health Panel and are therefore considered experts in our field.


We have over 30 years combined experience offering tailored advice and fighting for those detained under section. We know that this can be a difficult time and we are approachable and compassionate whilst defending your rights fearlessly.

Mental Health Department - What we can do for you?

At Reece Thomas Watson we have extensive experience in providing legal representation and advice and assistance for those detained under the Mental Health Act. We are experts on all aspects of detention, treatment and individual rights.


We have vast experience assisting clients on both civil and criminal sections and have a proven track record of helping clients successfully secure discharge.

We provide expert legal assistance and representation on


Mental Health Act

First Tier Mental Health Tribunals

Hospital Managers Hearings

S117 aftercare

Care Programme Approach

Medication and your rights

Transfers from Prison to Hospital

Appeals to Upper Tier Tribunals

Nearest Relative powers

Community Treatment Orders and Guardianship Orders

Complaints arising from your care while detained under the Mental Health Act


We pride ourselves on the sensitive and understanding way we conduct our cases and we are committed to providing excellent levels of client care.


We offer a nationwide service and will attend promptly to advice you. We are proud to be able to offer these services under the Legal Aid Contract.


If you think we can help you feel free to contact the mental health team by email at or call 0203 841 8580 for free advice and assistance.



Think we can help you?

For expert legal advice, email us or call us on 0203 841 8580

We will resolve your problems quickly and effectively.

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