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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

18 Sep 2019

Safer working practices for those working with children and young people in education

Recent changes to non-statutory guidance produced by the Safer Recruitment Consortium

17 Sep 2019

Wrigleys Solicitors and SSAT jointly respond to the Government's education policies

Why schools might be cautiously optimistic going into the new year.

12 Sep 2019

Wrigleys Private Client Solicitor named as one of the UK's 'Top 35 Under 35' 2019

Private Client advisor Lucy Hargreaves is celebrating her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.