Scott Coupland

Areas of Practice

Mental Health Law.

Scott joined Peters & Co as a caseworker in 2004 shortly after graduating from the University of East Anglia with a degree in Law. Scott then undertook his training contract with the firm after completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London, and qualified as a solicitor in 2009.

Scott has been a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Law Accreditation Scheme since 2006. He is vastly experienced in representing clients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007) and regularly advocates for clients at both First-Tier Tribunal hearings (formerly the Mental Health Review Tribunal) and Hospital Managers Hearings. Scott assists clients detained under both Part 2 and Part 3 of the Mental Health Act including those convicted of serious criminal offences as well as assisting clients who are subject to Community Treatment Orders.

Memberships

Member of the Law Society accredited Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel
Member of Resolution
Member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association

Interests
Spending time with family, travel and sport, particularly football, and the ever-changing fortunes of Arsenal Football Club.