Burke Niazi Solicitors

During times of personal difficulties, we strive to provide you with excellent legal advice and support to ensure a swift resolution to your concerns.

Our London offices are in Islington (Holloway Road) and in Catford. We can also see clients at offices in Central London by appointment only.

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Rising Mental Health detentions: Have the ‘pressures’ of the Mental Health Act turned doctors too ‘risk-averse’?

March 20th, 2019

The 1983 Mental Health Act sets out a legal framework for the compulsory detention and treatment of the mentally ill. In a speech to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Lady Hale mentioned the following statistic from an independent review of the Mental Health Act that was set up by the government. ‘Over the last 10 years, detentions in England have risen by 47% – from 43,000 in 2005/6 to 63,500 in 2015/16.’


Self-monitoring of the use of social media can help reduce a risk of mental health issue

March 11th, 2019

In recent months it has become more and more evident that social media has a huge impact on lives of many young people. Many teenagers have reported suicidal thoughts due to social media context. It seems to be an ongoing issue, but a study conducted by University of Pennsylvania, which was published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, showed that this can be prevented, or at least reduced!


Mental Health and Young Women

December 13th, 2018

According to the findings of a NHS study looking into the mental health of children and young people; nearly one in four young women has a mental illness. These numbers are alarming and are deduced to be based on young girls experiencing body image pressures, exam stresses and the negative effects of social media.

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