Senior Paralegal, Court of Protection

Sonia Bowen

Sonia’s experience in Court of Protection matters spans over 10 years and counting. Sonia has considerable experience of managing complex deputyships and personal injury trusts for both adults and children. Many of the clients that Sonia assists have suffered brain injuries to varying degrees. She has a vast amount of valuable experience in dealing with catastrophically brain damaged clients through to those that might need a lighter touch for support.

Many of Sonia’s clients have sustained serious brain injuries as a result of catastrophic accidents, medical negligence or birth trauma. They will have received substantial damages awards which will need careful management to enable the client to receive a lifetime of care. Sonia works alongside other professionals who may also be supporting the same client on other aspects of their injury.

Sonia Bowen

Specialisms & expertise

  • Making applications to the Court of Protection to appoint a deputy
  • Managing complex deputyships both pre and post settlement
  • Supporting other professionals involved in the client’s care
  • Preparing reports to keep accurate records of financial operations
  • Making applications to create a statutory will
  • Investigating anomalies in financial transactions
  • Dealing with property purchases and adaptations.

Examples of work

Substantial compensation awards


Sonia graduated with a Law degree from the University of Westminster in 2000 and obtained her Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in 2010.