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Andrea Prescott

Position(s)  Senior associate

Area(s) of Practice  Community Care & Healthcare , Court of Protection

Location(s)  Leeds

Phone   07702 995 687


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Andrea Prescott

Andrea Prescott is a Community Care and Court of Protection Senior Associate specialising in health and welfare matters. She also has particular expertise in urgent medical treatment and end of life decisions.

Andrea is passionate about her work which includes advising on advance decisions, Judicial Review, continuing healthcare funding appeals and funding cuts cases. Andrea also has a history of working on cases instructed by the Official Solicitor.

Andrea is also a Law Society Accredited Legal Representative.


Member of COPPA Committee (Yorkshire). 

Notable cases:

(Re D (a child) [2019] UKSC 42)

(Newcastle- Upon- Tyne City Council v TP [2016] EWCOP B4)

(Newcastle-Upon-Tyne City Council v TP [2016] EWCOP B3)

(AG v BMDC and another [2016] EWCOP 37)

(PC and NC v City of York [2013] EWCA Civ 478)


Named as a "Rising Star" in Legal 500 2020.

Publications: Allen, N and Prescott A ' The opacity of sexual capacity', Elder Law Journal November 2012, ELJ [2012] 352-357

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