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Kate Edwards

Email: kate.edwards@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0114 267 5328

Office: Sheffield

Department: Court Of Protection

Position: Solicitor

Areas of practice:

Kate has a wealth of experience assisting and advising clients with regard to the management of their financial affairs following injury, illness or disability. Kate works closely with clients who are mentally incapable of managing their own affairs and their families. These include personal injury clients who have suffered a severe brain injury, elderly clients and those with a range of other disabilities. She has a particular interest in cases where there has been financial abuse or a defaulting pervious deputy or attorney. Kate takes a holistic approach to ensure that her clients have every aspect of their affairs well managed.
She also advises clients about setting up Personal Injury Trusts to their protect entitlement to means tested benefits or care services.

Professional memberships:

Court of Protection Practitioner's Association – Founder and currently treasurer to the nation committee
Ad-hoc Court of Protection Rules Committee
Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners
Kate is a Dementia Friend

Publications:

Co-author of 'The Court of Protection Handbook; A User's Guide' Published by the Legal Action Group
Co-author of JPIL article on the choice of vehicle for managing persona Injury funds

19 Feb 2020

Unfair dismissal: whose reason is it anyway?

When the decision-maker's reason for dismissal is not the real reason.

12 Feb 2020

Budget 2020 predictions - what should we expect?

Here we consider what tax policy announcements we might expect in Sajid Javid’s first budget on 11 March 2020.

11 Feb 2020

Employment tribunal: a philosophical belief that men and women cannot change their sex is not protected

Judge finds views were incompatible with human decency and conflicted with the fundamental rights of others.