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Emma started at the firm in 2012 whilst studying the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law. She subsequently took up a training contract and qualified into our Court of Protection Department in June 2015.
Emma spent two years at Anthony Gold working closely with our Jenny Kennedy assisting on complex head and spinal injury, psychiatric injury and clinical negligence claims. She then went on to continue her training in our Commercial and Court of Protection departments.
Emma now assists those who lack capacity to manage their property and affairs. Emma works closely with vulnerable adults and children who suffer from disease, brain injury, mental health issues and learning disabilities.
Emma’s case load consists of all aspects of Deputyship work with a specialism in dealing with contentious cases before the Court of Protection.
In particular Emma has experience dealing with day-to-day financial management, setting up support and rehabilitation packages, drafting, registering and revoking Lasting Power of Attorney’s, applying to the Court of Protection for authority to sell property, investigating financial misappropriation, statutory will applications and bringing proceedings in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.
Emma also has experience dealing with welfare issues around medical treatment and deprivation of liberty.
Emma continues to work closely with leading lawyers in personal injury and clinical negligence supporting them with ongoing litigation.
Emma takes a proactive and thorough approach to her cases and is keen to build strong ongoing relationships with clients and their families.
- Is sensitive and sympathetic when dealing with clients and their families
- Has a practical approach to cases
- Has experience working with social and medical professionals to build effective support and rehabilitation packages
- Recommended by clients:
- “Emma was very good, very pleasant, very thorough and reliable at what she did.”