Partner - Court of Protection Team
Court of Protection
Following a BA in History, Lucy qualified as a solicitor in 2014.
Lucy specialises in Court of Protection work and mental capacity issues, in particular dealing with clients who have suffered brain injuries.
Lucy's experience includes the management of professional deputyships including cases with high-value litigation claims, statutory wills, dealing with the authorisation of gifts, and both lay and professional applications to the Court of Protection with regard property and financial affairs as well as health and welfare.
Lucy has particular expertise in complex cases and heads a team within the established Court of Protection department at Lanyon Bowdler.
Lucy is a member of the Court of Protection Practitioners Association and the Professional Deputies Forum.
Outside work, Lucy is a qualified swimming instructor.
Lucy also deals with our work experience programme at Lanyon Bowdler and runs our mock trial program in conjunction with other staff.
Lucy is the current Vice President of Shropshire Law Society.
In this episode Lucy discusses the steps to getting your work experience at Lanyon Bowdler, talks about the application process and the top tips to actually get the work experience you deserve at Lanyon Bowdler.
Listen here to Lucy talking about the work experience procedure at Lanyon Bowdler.
In this episode Lucy gives an insight into the Court of Protection. You'll hear a segment about the history of the court, and the use of archaic terms that lasted centuries. The Britney Spears case is also discussed and how this would have been dealt with differently in the UK.
Lucy is a Recommended Lawyer in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500.