Keri has a substantial Court of Protection practice, primarily in health and welfare matters but with a keen interest in financial abuse cases.
Keri is instructed by the Official Solicitor, local authorities and on behalf of family members and RPRs.
Much of Keri’s work relates to disputes between local authorities and/or family members in issues which go to the human rights of the individuals concerned such as marriage, sexual relations and contact with other persons.
She has a particular interest in cases where there is an overlap with other jurisdictions such as forced marriage, children and the inherent jurisdiction.
"Very approachable and pragmatic."
Chambers UK 2022
"Keri Tayler is not only very knowledgeable in this field; she is extremely pragmatic and able to get to the heart of a case and advise on a sensible way forward."
Legal 500 2022
"Deals with issues very sensibly and sympathetically." "Authoritative and good at getting people to reach a compromise." "She provides very clear and concise advice, and her drafting is excellent. She is a confident advocate."
Chambers UK 2021
"A calm and measured barrister who is particularly strong in cases with litigants in person where she is able to communicate clearly and directly with them outside of court."
Legal 500 2021
“She is always responsive, superb at managing vulnerable clients and has extensive knowledge of community care and Court of Protection work.” “She is organised, sensible and pragmatic.”
Chambers UK 2020
LLB Hons - University of Southampton