Patricia specialises in Court of Protection work and legal issues relating to the elderly and vulnerable. She has over 30 years experience including handling complex cases for the Court of Protection relating to those suffering from birth or acquired brain injury, and degenerative illnesses of old age. She is recognised as a leader in her field by Chambers UK legal directory, acts as current STEP Worldwide Chair and as a panel deputy for the Office of the Public Guardian.
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One person’s brain injury affects their entire family. Our network of professionals enables you to access a complete package of practical, emotional and financial support.
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Choosing the right legal adviser
A brain injury can change a person’s life significantly – and that of their family. Many injuries are unfortunately the responsibility of a third party, in which case there may be the potential to make a claim for compensation. A successful claim could go a long way towards supporting a rehabilitation programme, or providing long term care, or simply easing the financial burden caused by changed circumstances.
If you think you have a claim, speak to several lawyers and ask lots of questions before you instruct anyone; you need to find someone you can relate to. When you speak to any one of our network members, you can be confident that they have a track record of handling brain injury cases and appreciate all the complexities.