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Catherine Ainsworth

Solicitor

Catherine is a solicitor in the Court of Protection team. Her areas of specialism include:

  • Court of Protection applications
  • Deputyship and PI Trust general management work
  • Personal Injury Trusts
  • Administration of trusts
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Advising on dealing with compensation awards for protected parties and children
  • Brain Injury Litigation advice
  • Looking after clients with acquired brain injuries, cerebral palsy, learning difficulties and age related degenerative conditions.

Catherine specialises in Court of Protection cases for people with mental capacity issues. She has experience in managing property and financial affairs of clients who unable to do so for themselves as a result of a brain injury, or for clients who lack mental capacity as a result of clinical negligence or due to old age.

Catherine also assists lay deputies, making applications to Court and advice regarding their role and responsibilities.

Catherine also has experience in acting for claimants in pre-settlement personal injury litigation to ensure they receive and appropriately manage interim payments to fund rehabilitation and care.

For those whose compensation claim has concluded, I have been instructed in the creation of personal injury trusts as well as ongoing trust administration.

Catherine has helped Court of Protection clients from all different backgrounds and is able to build up a relationship with the client, their family and support network.

Kind words and warm applause

"Thank you so much for our conversation this afternoon. You have immediately settled any queries I had and have given me the confidence to add the final piece of the jigsaw in my case. I appreciate your input and guidance in this matter"
2017-07-17T16:21:19+00:00

"Thank you so much for our conversation this afternoon. You have immediately settled any queries I had and have given me the confidence to add the final piece of the jigsaw in my case. I appreciate your input and guidance in this matter"

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