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Karen Jackson

Mental Capacity

Associate

"I am privileged to be able to advocate and provide advice and support on behalf of those who are vulnerable."

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I currently provide specialist advice and support to individuals and public bodies in the area of Mental Capacity and Court of Protection proceedings. I am an experienced advocate in Court proceedings and am frequently instructed by the Official Solicitor and advocates, to act for individuals who lack capacity to make certain decisions.

I have over 25 years’ experience in providing advice on contentious Public Law matters, including advising upon child protection, vulnerable adults and mental health. I have extensive experience in both issuing and defending Judicial Review Proceedings.

Career Highlights

  • I have acted as legal advisor to a number of statutory bodies including Safeguarding Boards and have advised upon serious case reviews when children or vulnerable adults have suffered serious injury or death.

  • My particular expertise is my experience and understanding of the statutory responsibilities of Local Authorities and Health Bodies.

  • Recently successful in ensuring that a client obtained the benefit of highly specialist rehabilitation giving her the opportunity to live an independent life

What our Customers Say

" Karen has a down to earth approach and gives clear practical advice based upon very specialist knowledge of community care law, she is tenacious in achieving the best outcomes for clients. "
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
Spinal Injuries association