Naomi Candlin Court of Protection & Social Care

Call: 2003


Naomi has a broad chancery commercial practice with a particular emphasis on property and private client work. She was appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel (Civil) in 2007 (re-appointed 2010), through which she also receives instructions in Directors’ Disqualification proceedings and judicial review, including immigration and planning.

Naomi has a good level of French, Italian and Spanish. She plays violin in and is Chair of South Birmingham Sinfonia. She also enjoys theatre and travel.

Qualifications and Appointments:

  • MA, Trinity College Cambridge (Classics, First Class)
  • PGDL/BVC, City University /BPP London (Very Competent)
  • Attorney General’s Regional Panel (Civil) 2007 (re-appointed 2010)

Reported Cases:

Kershaw v Roberts (2014) EWHC 1037 (Ch)

Begum v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 2968 (Admin)

R. (on the application of Reid) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 1772

Kadyamarunga v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 301 (Admin)

Ashcroft v Bradford and Bingley Plc (2010) EWCA Civ 223

Infocus Public Networks Limited v The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, TheMayor and Commonality of the Citizens of London [2010] EWHC 3309 (Admin) – appeal pursuant to section 289(1) Town and Country Planning Act 1990 in respect of enforcement action against the installation of telephone kiosks in the City of London.

Court of Protection & Social Care

Naomi has extensive experience of advocacy and drafting pleadings and advice in respect of applications before the Court of Protection. Her recent experience includes advising deputies in carrying out their duties; in the sale and transfer of property belonging to the patient; the making and variation of statutory wills; and applications to remove attorneys. She recently delivered a popular in-house seminar on dealings with property in the Court of Protection.


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