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Yee Fon Mac

Personal Profile

Having qualified as a Solicitor in 1995 at a medium sized commercial law firm on the M4 corridor, Yee Fon joined the Private Client and Mental Health department at Young & Lee in Birmingham and qualified as a Mental Health Panel Member on the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation scheme.  ​​​​​

Subsequently, Yee Fon took up the post of Head of the Mental Health and Community Care Department at Alexander Harris Solicitors, a niche healthcare law firm with offices in the North West, Midlands and London.  Following expansion of the Mental Health team at Alexander Harris, Yee Fon was invited to join the Partnership and combined running a caseload of Mental Health Review Tribunals, Community Care cases, Nearest Relative Displacement cases and High Court Judicial Reviews with management, supervision and business development responsibilities.   

Later, Yee Fon became an Interviewer for the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and became involved in maintaining standards for the Law Society’s Mental Health Panel.  At the same time, Yee Fon had full responsibility at Alexander Harris for the Mental Health Franchise in Legal Aid, ensuring full criteria compliance on a regular basis and on audit.

In 2005, Yee Fon joined the Mental Health team at Otten Penna & Co where she was involved in representing patients in high secure settings as well as general psychiatric patients and their relatives/carers.

After a career break, Yee Fon was delighted to join the Mental Health Department at Hogans where she specialises in the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007).  

At Hogans, Yee Fon receives instructions from the Official Solicitor, relatives or carers in respect to vulnerable adults or directly from patients.  With a keen interest in fighting for the rights of the vulnerable, Yee Fon enjoys the work at Hogans immensely and dealing with ground breaking areas of law.

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