I am a Senior Associate in the Manchester Court of Protection team and am responsible for dealing with the day-to-day management of Deputyship files.
I work for a wide range of clients who lack mental capacity to deal with their property and affairs. My work involves supporting people with dementia, degenerative medical conditions, and severe mental or physical disabilities. I help people living in nursing or care homes as well as people who live independently.
I have developed excellent relationships with our litigation, care, and case management teams in order to provide the best service for my clients. More importantly, I have also developed strong relationships with my clients and their families, putting them at the centre of the work that I do.
I provide support in all aspects of daily life, including purchasing and adapting properties for them, managing their investments, and arranging care packages.
I also have significant experience in giving employment and HR advice to clients who directly employ their own care teams.
What Inspired You To Get Into Law?
I always knew I wanted to be a lawyer from a young age and one of my main reasons was because I wanted to make a difference and help people. I genuinely feel lucky to be able to work in an environment where my experience and skills make a real difference to people.
What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?
I thoroughly enjoy the challenges of working within the Court of Protection department. I enjoy developing relationships with clients, and watching them progress over the years.
What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?
I enjoy working with a great team of people within the Manchester Court of Protection team.
What Do You Do Away From The Office?
I spend a lot of time with my family, looking after my 3 children. I also enjoy taking part in charity work. I spend far too long eating chocolate and thinking about going to the gym.