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Asha Beswetherick

Mental Capacity

Legal Director

"I am driven to empower the vulnerable, to act as a voice for those who are not able to speak out."

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I am an experienced Mental Capacity lawyer specialising in Court of Protection work. I qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 after completing my training in London. I initially specialised in property work and have worked with the vulnerable for over a decade.

I find Court of Protection work rewarding, I enjoy helping to “put right” situations and protecting the vulnerable. Each case is so very different and the work I do can range from resolving disputes regarding power of attorney to managing large building projects for children who have been awarded compensation for birth injuries. I work with accountants, case managers, architects and families every day.

I have experience in dealing with complex Court of Protection matters relating to Property and Affairs and Mental Capacity work.

Career Highlights

  • Acting for a lady in a highly complex battle between her family who kept removing her from her residence. Our role as property and affairs deputy was to resolve difficult property and trust issues which were successfully concluded at Court. I ensured that her assets were protected and costs orders made against defaulting parties.
  • Handling an international cross border matter in the Netherlands, concerning the Deputyship of a young girl with cerebral palsy. I successfully achieved recognition of the Deputy’s authority to purchase a property in the Netherlands whilst dealing with the application of European Regulations at the Court of Protection.
  • Managing a £1million property project for an injured child in Cornwall, working with a multi-discipline team to build a bespoke property.

What our Customers Say

" I was very pleased to find a solicitor as knowledgeable and experienced in the detail - she was exactly what I needed "
The Law Society accredited - Clinical Negligence
The Law Society accredited - Personal Injury
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers - Accredited personal injury practice
Action against medical accidents - Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel
Headway, the brain injury association - Head Injury Solicitor 2016