Alex Menary appointed as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

February 12, 2019

Alex Menary from Exchange Chambers has been appointed to sit as a Fee-Paid Judge of the First Tier Tribunal sitting in the Mental Health Jurisdiction of the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber.

The Tribunal is responsible for handling applications for the discharge of patients detained in psychiatric hospitals. It also handles applications to change community treatment orders and the conditions placed on a ‘conditional discharge’ from hospital.

Commenting on Alex’s appointment, Tom Handley, Chief Executive at Exchange Chambers said:

“On behalf of Chambers, I would like to congratulate Alex on his appointment. He will sit across the North of England and combine the role with his continuing mixed criminal and regulatory practice.”