Specialisms & expertise
- Advising on and preparing a wide range of Deputyship applications to the Court of Protection, including applications relating to individuals with severe brain injuries and other complex medical conditions.
- Advising on and preparing Statutory Will applications to the Court of Protection, including contentious applications.
- Financial management and detailed budgeting for high value personal injury damages awards.
- Working closely with personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers, case managers, care teams and all other professionals involved in the client’s care, as well as the client’s own network of family and friends.
Achievements & other appointments
The Private Client team provides a full range of private client services and is recognised by Chambers UK for its “niche expertise in acting for vulnerable or incapacitated clients.”
Catherine graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford with a Masters degree in Chemistry. She went on to complete both the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, London, achieving a commendation and distinction respectively.
Having successfully completed her training contract with Thomson Snell & Passmore, Catherine joined the Private Client Court of Protection team in September 2011.
Catherine was shortlisted for the Law Society’s Excellence Awards 2011 for Junior Lawyer of the Year.