AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Arevik is a public law barrister.
She has been a tenant at Kings Chambers since November 2020, having completed her pupillage under the supervision of Eliza Sharron and Sophie Allan.
She is a Court of Protection specialist, accepting instructions in both: health and welfare and property and affairs matters.
Recently, she appeared in the reported cases of ZK (Landau-Kleffner Syndrome: Best Interests)  EWCOP 12 and ZK (No. 2)  EWCOP 61, which examined the issue of the weight to be attached to P’s rapidly evolving wishes and feelings in the context of a need to balance their Art 8 ECHR right to a family life against their right to a private life.
Arevik has a growing inquests practice. She specialises in inquests involving mental health, psychiatrist treatment, mental capacity, safeguarding and adult social care/multi-agency issues. Recently, she was instructed in an Art 2 ECHR psychiatric/ multi-agency inquest, which examined the issue of sufficiency of P’s psychiatrist assessment and treatment/adequacy of the capacity assessment to decline medical treatment prior to their death.
Arevik accepts instructions in relation to all matters arising under the Care Act 2014 and more widely in the context of health, social welfare, and local government law. She advises on matters such as ordinary residence disputes, s117 aftercare and those involving decision-making/discretion re direct payments provisions.
Arevik accepts instructions in all areas of the mental health law. She undertakes advisory work and appears in contested Mental Health Act 1983 matters – in particular, s29 Mental Health Act 1983 applications to displace the nearest relative of a patient.
Year of Call: 2017
Arevik accepts instructions in a wide range of health and welfare matters, including s21A and s16 MCA 2005 applications. Recently, she successful represented a client in a vaccination (Covid-19) matter, securing the orders sought.
Arevik accepts instructions in a variety of property and affairs matters, including applications for a removal of LPAs and deputies. She is experienced at representing local authorities at panel/corporate deputyship applications.
Arevik undertakes advisory work in relation to all mental health law matters. She often represents clients in contested Mental Health Act 1983 matters, in particular – s29 applications to displace the nearest relative of a patient.
Arevik accepts instructions in a variety of inquests, including those where Art 2 ECHR is engaged.
Arevik undertakes advisory work in relation to a variety of local government and social care matters. She advises on all matters arising under the Care Act 2014 and more broadly in the context of social welfare law/the law of the local government.
The Court of Protection Practitioners Association
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
The BPP University – BPTC
The University of Law – GDL
The University of Liverpool – BA (Hons) Law and Business
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Following the successful completion of her pupillage, we are pleased to announce that Arevik Jackson has accepted an offer of tenancy at Kings Chambers.
Claire Jackson appointed as a Specialist Circuit Judge
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