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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare - UK-wide
"Katie Webber has an amazing eye for detail and is very forensic in her approach."
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Katie is a Senior Associate and leads the Court of Protection team.
Katie is a specialist practitioner with extensive experience representing individuals who lack capacity (both on the instruction of the Official Solicitor and Independent Mental Capacity Advocates) as well as family members, care homes and healthcare organisations in complex health and welfare proceedings before the Court of Protection. Katie routinely provides advice and representation in relation to deprivation of liberty issues and wider community care issues. She also has experience in seeking damages for breaches of the Human Rights Act. In addition, Katie regularly provides training to charities and public bodies regarding their mental capacity policies and the implementation of changes in the law.
Prior to joining Ashfords, Katie led the led the health and welfare team within Foot Anstey’s mental capacity practice.
Private client: Acting for P, an elderly woman who had suffered a stroke, in Re P (Mental Capacity Act 2005: Best Interest Test)  EWCOP B26 (http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2017/B26.html) on the instruction of her advocate and litigation friend in a dispute concerning whether she should remain residing in a care home or receive care from her family.