Trainee Paralegal, Court of Protection

Lucie Harrington

Lucie previously worked as a Health Care Assistant in a residential, nursing and dementia care home for five years. She then worked as a Legal Secretary for a small firm which specialised in family law for a year. Lucie later joined the Court of Protection department as a Legal Secretary in August 2021, before becoming a Trainee Paralegal in July 2023. Her GDL was completed in 2023 and she will be working towards qualifying as a solicitor in 2025.

Lucie Harrington

Specialisms & expertise

  • Supporting clients with brain injuries (including cerebral palsy and acquired brain injuries) and their families by assisting with the management of their financial affairs
  • Manages high value damages awards arising from personal injury or clinical negligence claims
  • Assists with managing the estates of elderly clients.

Achievements & other appointments

The Court of Protection team is appointed as deputy in around 230 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”. This year, and for the last 9 years, they have retained their rank in Band 1 in Chambers UK 2023 and Legal 500.

Lucie is a member of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme and a member of the Kent Junior Lawyer Division.

In 2019, Lucie was awarded the Grays Inn Sheila Mars-Jones GDL Scholarship.

Dementia friendly


Lucie attended the University of Warwick where she obtained an Honours Degree in Classical Civilisations with Philosophy. Lucie converted her degree to a qualifying law degree through undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Law with The University of Law.