- Akelma Begum
- Solicitor & Mental Health Panel Member
- Alperton House, Bridgewater Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA0 1EH
26-28 Stuart Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2SW
- Office: 01582 544370
Mobile: 07920 839386
Mental Health Law, Divorce
- Law Society Mental Health Tribunal Accredited
- Legal Practice Course
- LLB Law
Aklema had almost 10 years of experience practising in mental health law at different firms. This has included representation at First-tier Tribunals (Mental Health), Hospital Managers Hearings and CPA meetings for patients subject to non-restricted and restricted sections of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) from high security hospitals to community sections. She has also submitted applications to appeal to the Upper-tier Tribunal, made unlawful detention claims and advised nearest relatives as to their rights regarding a loved ones detention in hospital. In addition she has assisted in issues concerning the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
In the matter of VS 2018 – upper-tier tribunal decision pending regarding patient’s capacity to submit an application to the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health) and tribunal refusal to accept withdrawal request where appointed to represent patient in their best interest.
“Helps me to concentrate on the important issues in my case whilst also being thorough and acknowledging how difficult my position is for me”– AO
“Honest with information provided and likelihood of success which I like. Easy to call when I need advice”- CR