sam green 

Barrister | Mediator
Year of call: 2000

“Sam’s advice was very good, comprehensive , on point and very thorough – he was also available for discussion as needed. I will use him again.”

Alison McClure

Mental Capacity Partner, Enable Law

About Sam

Sam has a purely Court of Protection practice and regularly appears for local authorities in relation to:

  • S.21A (Residence and Care) matters and
  • S.16 (Best Interests) matters.

He also represents individuals in relation to property and finance cases particularly relating to LPAs.

Sam brings a wealth of real world experience to his Court of Protection work having worked internationally in finance and corporate law and in a previous career as a broadcast journalist.

His approach is conciliatory, aimed at securing the best outcome and best decision in the case. Clients describe him as friendly, approachable and very thorough. He is based in the South West and is happy to travel.

Sam is also accredited to accept instructions on a public access basis and is a qualified mediator.


  • MSc – Psychology (part time – ongoing) – University of Exeter
  • PGDip – Bar Vocational Course – Inns of Court School of Law
  • LLDip – Law Conversion – City, University of London
  • MScEcon – Political Theory – London School of Economics
  • MSJ – Broadcast Journalism – Northwestern University, USA
  • BA (Hons) – Politics – University of Exeter


Outside Chambers work Sam enjoys mountain biking, dinghy sailing and travel, particularly to Japan. He has a keen interest in photography and reads avidly.