Caseworker - Community Care and Mental Capacity Law
Claire joined the RKB Law team as a community care case worker in February 2019 and specialises in Court of Protection work.
She represents individuals and family members in cases concerning decisions under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 relating to health and welfare, as well as property and finances.
Claire has 7 years of experience of casework in mental capacity law and has acted on a number of complex welfare cases. In her work Claire, is committed to ensure that the voices of vulnerable individuals are heard and represented within court proceedings in the Court of Protection.
Claire is instructed by individuals, family members, RPRs and the Official Solicitor.
Claire obtained an LLB Law degree from Kent University in 2008 and studied mental health law as a choice module. She then went on to successfully complete the level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice through CiLEX.
Claire is a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. She is continuing her work-based learning in order to obtain fellowship status as a Chartered Legal Executive.
Prior to joining RKB Law Claire worked as a case worker in another firm specialising in Mental Capacity Law and Mental Health Law and has five years’ experience working on cases in the court of protection.
Claire enjoys travelling, reading and long walks with her puppy Boxer dog.