Eliza Sharron

Court of Protection & Mental Health


36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082


5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123


Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Gary Smith
Mark Ronson
Jake Brooke

Court of Protection & Mental Health

Eliza regularly represents individuals lacking capacity (either through the Official Solicitor or alternative litigation friends), family members, Local Authorities and health bodies In Court of Protection health and welfare cases, which range from disputes over capacity, residence and care, deprivation of liberty, to serious medical treatment cases and cases where there is an overlap between the Family Court and the Court of Protection. Eliza regularly advises and acts in associated Human Rights Act claims arising out of the above. In addition, Eliza also undertakes property and affairs work which is informed by a background in matrimonial finance and cohabitation law.


Significant Reported Cases:

PC & NC v A Local Authority [2013] EWCA Civ 478 (Court of Appeal) (Eliza Sharron was led by Jonathan Butler)


Eliza specialises in all fields of Court of Protection work, including property and affairs, health and welfare, serious medical treatment, and associated human rights matters. Eliza also specialises in cases that involve safeguarding vulnerable adults within the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court.

Eliza regularly acts on behalf of the Official Solicitor for protected parties, as well as acting for local authorities, NHS bodies, Clinical Commissioning Groups and individuals/family members. 

Eliza undertakes inquest work and judicial review work with a particular interest in cases involving the extent of local authority duties towards young people and their families. 

Year of Call: 2009

Areas of Expertise
  • Court of Protection & Mental Health
  • Health and Social Care Mental Health
  • Judicial Review
  • Inquests


Chambers UK [2017] - "She is very thorough, capable in court and popular with solicitors." "She works incredibly hard, turns work around quickly, is very well prepared and equally at home acting for claimants as public authorities."

Legal 500 [2016] - 'A very approachable, calm and thorough advocate.'

Legal 500 [2015] – Leading public law junior: 'She is sensible and calm, and her advice is always sound'

Legal 500 [2014] – Leading public law junior: ‘Able to skilfully manage the more challenging judges.’



Northern Circuit

Court Of Protection Practitioners Association (COPPA)

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple



Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook (Third Edition, 2015): Chapter 5 – Provisions for Older Children (Leaving Care), Disabled Children and Financial Obligations of Local Authorities Towards Families.

The Provision of Secure Mental Health Facilities Across and Outside Wales: Lexis®PSL 21/01/016



Crown Counsel – Falkland Islands 2010

Junior of the Northern Circuit 2013

Called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands [2013]



Bristol University –BA (Hons) in English Literature (First)

University of West England – Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)

University of West England -  B.V.C.

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