Miranda Mourby

Miranda Mourby Healthcare Law Associate

Miranda Mourby is a barrister and healthcare Associate with Mills & Reeve. She represents commissioners, providers and regulators in cases where patients are treated under the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Acts. She also has a wider interest in public law, and medical treatment under the Children Act or inherent jurisdiction.

She graduated from Cambridge University in 2009, and qualified as a barrister in 2014. She has previously represented Rights of Women in a judicial review of a legal aid regulation, and worked for the Director of Public Prosecutions of Mauritius.

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Growing up under the Mental Capacity Act: The twilight zone of 16-18 year olds 30 OCT 2015

Growing up under the Mental Capacity Act: The twilight zone of 16-18 year olds

Most of us are used to the idea that the law treats us differently when we turn 18. We gain...

Survivors of domestic abuse need legal aid more than new law 30 SEP 2014

Survivors of domestic abuse need legal aid more than new law

Anyone following family law news recently may have spotted a connection lost on some of our...

Five things we can (usefully) do about LASPO 21 JUL 2014

Five things we can (usefully) do about LASPO

No-one expected it to be good news. Even so, the preliminary findings of the Bar Council’s...

Miranda Mourby: Life after Cheshire West in principle and practice 23 MAY 2014

Miranda Mourby: Life after Cheshire West in principle and practice

The Court of Protection is gearing itself to deal with the practical consequences of the...

Miranda Mourby: The family law reforms in practice - a view from the crystal ball 22 APR 2014

Miranda Mourby: The family law reforms in practice - a view from the crystal ball

By this point you have, no doubt, read ample material mapping out the new family law...

Miranda Mourby: Domicile in a post-Victoria era 28 MAR 2014

Miranda Mourby: Domicile in a post-Victoria era

Domicile in a post-Victoria era Two cases reported at the start of this year, Ray v Sekhri...

Miranda Mourby: Capacity to consent to sexual relations - where are we now? 21 FEB 2014

Miranda Mourby: Capacity to consent to sexual relations - where are we now?

‘When is it appropriate for society to intervene paternalistically in a decision or decisions...