Specialisms / areas of expertise:
Caroline specialises in older client law and acting for clients, their families, deputies and attorneys in a range of issues including applications to the Court of Protection, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Wills and the administration of estates.
Caroline studied English and French at Hull University and obtained a BA (Hons) 2:1 degree. After several years working for the Citizens Advice Bureau she went on to complete the Common Professional Examination (now known as the Graduate Diploma in Law) and Law Society Finals (now Legal Practice) course at Manchester Metropolitan University from 1991-1993. She qualified as a solicitor in 1996.
Caroline originally specialised in mental health law and through that developed her interest in mental capacity work. She moved to a city centre legal practice to develop her expertise in private client work, and has been working at Slater Heelis since 2016. She has now specialised in private client work for over ten years and has dealt with a large number of estates, including many complex and high net worth estates.
Caroline is a Fully Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly and is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). She regularly completes professional development courses in probate and administration of estates, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and older client law.
Outside work, Caroline’s interests include gardening, walking and birdwatching.