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Specialisms & expertise

  • Managing Deputyships for a wide range of individuals, with particular involvement in cases concerning high value damages awards for individuals with severe acquired brain injuries
  • Working closely with the Deputy in relation to the ongoing management of the client’s finances
  • Monitoring cash flow through bank accounts and statements, checking credits and debits and identifying any anomalies for further investigation
  • Maintaining regular contact with vulnerable individuals who lack capacity or have suffered an acquired brain injury, their families and care teams
  • Working closely with personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers, case managers and care teams and all other professionals involved in the client’s care, to establish the appropriate care regime and advise how the client’s funds should be spent
  • Advising on and preparing applications to the Court of Protection
  • Preparing annual accounts for submission to the Office of the Public Guardian
  • Liaising with benefit agencies with regards to applications for benefits to which the client may be entitled
  • Liaising with Local Authorities regarding direct payment applications
  • Liaising with investment advisors and providing detailed information on the client’s finances, with a view to investing the client’s funds into a long-term investment portfolio
  • Working in the client’s best interests

Types of client

  • Individuals who have suffered an acquired brain injury and lack capacity to manage their property and financial affairs
  • Vulnerable and elderly people who lack capacity to manage their property and financial affairs
  • Individuals with mental health problems who lack capacity to manage their property and financial affairs
  • Individuals who have suffered clinical negligence and lack capacity to manage their property and financial affairs

Profile

  • Sophie previously worked as a legal secretary for a small firm which specialised in personal injury claims for individuals who had suffered a brain injury. Sophie joined the Court of Protection department as a legal secretary in September 2018, before becoming a Legal Assistant in September 2019. Sophie deals with a wide range of clients, including individuals who have an acquired brain injury, individuals who have suffered clinical negligence, as well as vulnerable and elderly clients and individuals with mental health problems.

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