Katie WebberSenior Associate
MY AIM IS TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE PEOPLE, THEIR FAMILIES AND THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH THEM RECEIVE THE BEST POSSIBLE ADVICE AND SUPPORT.
'I am extremely appreciative of her sound, thorough and well thought out advice. Katie is well regarded for her conscientious, helpful and pragmatic approach to cases. It has been a pleasure to work with her and I look forward to instructing her in future. She is a credit to your firm.'
I lead the health and welfare team within our mental capacity practice.
I am a specialist practitioner with experience in representing individuals who lack capacity, both on the instruction of the Official Solicitor and Independent Mental Capacity Advocates, as well as family members, care homes and healthcare organisations in complex health and welfare disputes before the Court of Protection. I routinely provide advice and representation in relation to deprivation of liberty issues and also have experiencing in seeking damages for breaches of the Human Rights Act.
I also regularly provide training to charities and public bodies regarding their mental capacity policies and the implementation of changes in the law.
- Supporting a number of individuals with a strong desire to leave residential care to return to their homes with comprehensive packages of care and reduced restrictions on their liberty
- Assisting individuals who have subsequently regained capacity to make particular decisions for themselves
- Recognised in the 2016 Legal 500 directory as being ‘very conscientious’ and part of ‘one of the leading firms in the South West for Court of Protection welfare work’
- Committee member of the South West Court of Practitioners Association