- 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
- Preparation of statutory will application
- Daily contact with clients who lack capacity, including individuals who have suffered acquired brain injuries.
Achievements & other appointments
The Court of Protection team is appointed as deputy in over 250 cases and they have previously been named by the Legal 500 as a “Firm of the Year” stating that the team “stands out for the sheer breadth and sophistication of its practice”. They have retained their rank in Band 1 in Chambers UK 2023 and Legal 500.
Danielle is a Dementia Friend and is a member of the Kent Junior Lawyer Division.
Danielle read Law and Accountancy graduating in 2012 with a 2:1 and a Qualifying Law Degree at Oxford Brookes University.
She completed the Legal Practice Course achieving a Distinction at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, accredited by both Oxford Brooks and Oxford University.
Danielle worked as a paralegal in one of London’s leading law firms before joining Thomson Snell & Passmore as a trainee solicitor in 2017 and was admitted as a solicitor in 2019 when she joined the Court of Protection team.