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Sapna Tugby

LLB Hons


Sapna Tugby is a solicitor who specialises in Mental Health Law. Sapna is passionate about providing the advice and support which is often needed at very difficult times. Sapna has been a member of the Law Society’s specialist Mental Health Accreditation Panel since 2011, and is described as an outstanding applicant by the Law Society’s assessors.

Sapna advocates on behalf of those detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 at Tribunals and Hospital Manager’s Hearings. Work also covers attending and representing clients at care planning and discharge meetings to ensure compliance with patients’ human rights. Sapna has a wealth of experience of working with clients detained in forensic and general psychiatric hospitals and those subject to compulsory powers in the community. Sapna has experience of representing patients detained in high secure hospitals.

Sapna will always ensure that each client is treated with utmost sensitivity and respect according to their individual needs and circumstances. Sapna provides advice in respect of unlawful detention and possible compensation. Sapna also works with clients who are not detained under the Mental Health Act, but are in psychiatric hospitals informally or in the community and require legal help and assistance as to their circumstances.

Sapna regularly advises nearest relatives and other family members as to their rights in respect of patients with mental health problems, ensuring that their views are heard and that appropriate help and assistance is provided when needed.

David Auld & Co have been delivering mental health advice for over 20 years and have an excellent reputation in this field. Should you need advice or should you wish to discuss your legal position regarding relatives or family, Sapna will be able to assist you.

Please either call or e-mail Sapna to arrange an appointment to discuss your matter.

  • Postal Address

  • 22a Newgate Street, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1BA
  • Telephone

  • 01670 505844