Sulthana is an Associate based in Browne Jacobson's Birmingham office. She specialises in mental capacity and health and social care litigation and advisory work. She represents NHS Trusts, local authorities and Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) across a national basis.
Her case load involves contested best interests disputes in the Court of Protection including s16 and s21A applications, safeguarding, deprivations of liberty concerning children and inherent jurisdiction and medical treatment issues. Sulthana’s case load engages elements relating to Human Rights claims, information governance and mental health law.
Sulthana has experience of representing individuals and the protected party in best interests and social care disputes, including Judicial Reviews. This experience has allowed Sulthana in her current role, to anticipate the court directions other parties are likely to seek in proceedings and advise her clients accordingly.
Sulthana has experience of inquests, having undergone a secondment at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the busiest acute Trusts in the UK.
Sulthana is keen to ensure she adopts an organised, responsive and pragmatic approach in resolving disputes in the best interests of her clients.