I am a Solicitor in the Court of Protection team at Moore & Tibbits, joining in February 2021. I have over 5 years’ experience dealing with health and welfare Court of Protection matters, qualifying as a solicitor in March 2020.
I represent clients who no longer have the mental capacity to make their own decisions. This requires compassion, understanding and specialist legal knowledge to ensure decisions are made in the best interests of vulnerable clients.
I am regularly instructed by The Official Solicitor, advocates and family members on health and welfare matters in the Court of Protection which includes:
- Applications under s21A and s16 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Matters under the Inherent Jurisdiction of the High Court
- Forced marriages
- Matters which involve medical treatment
I am passionate about ensuring my clients receive independent, confidential advice and I look at the person and their needs as a whole, not just the specific decision that needs to be made. I take the time to understand my client’s personal history, wishes and feelings to ensure they are receiving the right level of care and support and that their rights are protected.
Lack of mental capacity can occur for many reasons such as dementia, a stroke, or a learning disability to name a few. Having represented many clients with these conditions, I ran the Yorkshire marathon to help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.
If you would like more information or a confidential discussion regarding your situation, please call me on 07538 626 519 for a free initial telephone discussion.