Lyndall Nicoll


Telephone: 0113 4830188

Mobile: 07856 306 548



Lyndall Nicoll specialises in Mental Health Law and Court of Protection personal welfare cases. Lyndall studied Social Anthropology and International Relations at St Andrews University before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Couse at the College of Law in York.

Lyndall represents clients before the Mental Health Tribunal and at hospital managers hearings. She provides advice and support for clients subject to the Mental Heath Act both in hospital and in the community. She has been practicing in the Court of protection since 2018.

Lyndall can advise in the following areas:

Mental Health and the Mental Health Act 1983

  • Advice and representation before the first-tier tribunal (mental health) to patients and their families
  • Nearest relative displacement applications
  • Section 117 aftercare disputes
  • The interface between the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Court of Protection and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

  • Personal welfare applications
  • Deprivation of liberty applications