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Katie Webber

Bristol, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Court of Protection: Health & Welfare
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Court of Protection: Health & Welfare - UK-wide

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Katie Webber is well versed in a variety of health and welfare proceedings for individuals lacking capacity, and their families, often receiving instructions by the Official Solicitor. Her expertise covers deprivation of liberty challenges and best interest matters as well as capacity issues surrounding residence, care and consent to sexual relations. She also advises on the establishment of care packages and safeguarding matters, with experience of human rights law.
"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.

Relevant Experience

Private client: Acting for P, an elderly woman who had suffered a stroke, in Re P (Mental Capacity Act 2005: Best Interest Test) [2017] 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.

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Katie Webber

Ashfords LLP

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