Court of Protection (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Patricia specialises in Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection work and legal issues relating to the elderly including advice on funding for long term care. She is a panel deputy for the Office of the Public Guardian.
Professional Memberships: Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners: serving member of West of England STEP Committee since 2000, (Chair between 2006 and 2009). Deputy Chair of STEP England and Wales Committee; Immediate Past Chair of the Law Society Private Client Executive Committee; Solicitors for the Elderly; assists on the Committee for Devon & Cornwall SFE Regional Group.
Career: Qualified Hart Brown 1984; joined Hegarty & Co 1984; partner 1987; joined Nash & Co 1990, partner 1992; joined Foot Anstey as an associate in 2006, partner 2008. Now a consultant with the firm.
Publications: Articles for Law Society Probate Section Journal. Articles in Trust & Estates Law & Tax Journal.
Personal: Born 1958. Attended Plymouth High School for Girls; Surrey University (1977-81).