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Katie has extensive experience of representing P and other parties in proceedings before the Court of Protection. These include those under s21A in addition to wider cases concerning community placements, treatment and contact arrangements. Katie accepts instructions from individuals, family members, advocates or other professionals and the Official Solicitor on a regular basis.
Since joining the firm in 2016, Katie has developed a wealth of experience and knowledge of Court of Protection applications brought under section 21A and 16 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. She manages her own caseload and has a wide range of clients. She is instructed by a range of clients, including the Official Solicitor on behalf of a party, professional Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and family members.
She works tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for her clients and prides herself on her communication skills and her ability to conduct sometimes difficult matters with sensitivity and diligence. Katie has developed a particular specialism in acting in cases concerning multiple parties and cases where capacity is disputed.
Katie assists with cases concerning NHS Continuing Healthcare and local authority funding for care as part of her work in our Care Planning Advice department. She also advises on and drafts Lasting Powers of Attorney and applications for the appointment of Deputies.
As part of her training contract, Katie also gained experience in mental health law. Katie has been accredited by the Law Society and is now a member of its Mental Health Panel.
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