Peter Wusu

Consultant Solicitor

Peter is a specialist mental health solicitor accredited under the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme since 2001 dealing with a cross section of cases, ranging from clients detained in general acute settings to those detained in conditions of maximum security.

He represents patients detained under all sections of the Mental Health Act before the First-tier Tribunal and Hospital Managers as well as transferred/lifer prisoners whose cases are referred to the Parole Board. Peter regularly represents his client’s interests at Care Programme Approach and Section 117 Meetings. Peter is passionate about his work and committed to ensuring that his clients human rights are safeguarded and that they receive the best possible support available to facilitate their discharge into the community.

He also represents nearest relatives subject to displacement proceedings before the County Court, as well as advising them of their rights under the Act.

Further to his Mental Health work, Peter also specialises in mental capacity law and featured as a recommended practitioner in the Legal 500 2017 edition.

Peter is fluent in Yoruba.