My role

As Court of Protection lead, I head up our professional deputyship team and am an Office of the Public Guardian panel deputy. Advising on Court of Protection practice, mental capacity and mental health, I represent individual clients and organisations that provide care and support, where age, disability or illness might affect the person’s ability to make their own choices.

Chambers 2017 describes me as "an experienced professional deputy and a property and affairs guru, as well as being very good in health and welfare, and mental health" 

Sheree has also contributed in an interview on the problems of mental health advocacy, which was published by Lexis. 

My experience

As well as my general legal duties, I also hold the following positions:

- Chair of the Law Society’s Mental Health and Disability Committee

- Member of the Court of Protection’s Ad Hoc Rules Committee

- Chair of Birmingham Solicitors for the Elderly

- Member of the Probate Section – the Law Society’s panel of approved mental health solicitors, and the Mental Health Lawyers Association

- Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Presiding Judge Private Client Awards 2017/18


My specialisms

  • Court of Protection
  • Mental capacity and mental health
  • Elder client law, including lasting powers of attorney
  • Wills and trusts providing for beneficiaries with a disability

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