Specialisms & expertise
- Advising on and preparing a range of deputyship and other Court of Protection applications for individuals who lack capacity
- Managing and assisting clients with their financial affairs, arranging investment advice where required and handling detailed budgeting for large personal injury / clinical negligence damages awards
- Liaising with clients in addition to their families, friends, case managers, carers, social workers and litigation lawyers to ensure clients’ needs are fulfilled and to help ensure an appropriate care regime is in place
- Advising on the duties and responsibilities of deputies and attorneys
- Communicating where necessary with care homes, local authorities, financial and insurance organisations for a client’s benefit
- Daily contact with clients who lack capacity, including individuals who have suffered acquired brain injuries.
Danielle read Law and Accountancy at Oxford Brookes University, graduating in 2012, before completing the Legal Practice Course achieving Distinction at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice and is accredited by both Oxford Brooks and Oxford University.
During her time at university, Danielle was Project Leader of the Human Rights Teaching Pro Bono Scheme. After completing her studies, Danielle worked as a paralegal in one of London’s leading law firms before joining Thomson Snell & Passmore as a trainee solicitor in 2017. She joined the Court of Protection team at Thomson Snell & Passmore upon qualification in September 2019.
Outside of work, Danielle enjoys sport with a particular interest in skiing. Danielle is a former member of the England Ski Team and prior to joining Thomson Snell and Passmore Danielle instructed and coached individuals in the sport worldwide.