Court of Protection

The Court of Protection was put in place to guard individuals against illness. A Lasting Power of Attorney will enable trusted individuals to manage property and financial affairs during their lifetime, should they lose the metal capacity to do so. Watsons Solicitors are experienced Court of protection lawyers and can help guide you through the process of appointing a Lasting Power of Attorney.

Court of Protection Solicitors

As an experienced firm of lawyers, in Warrington, Watsons Solicitors can help individuals in Court of Protection proceedings, allowing loved ones to make decisions about health and welfare matters, including end of life treatment. As Court of Protection solicitors, we can assist you with making the application to the Court of Protection to be appointed as a Deputy and provide you with support and advice following your appointment in carrying out your duties.

Professional Deputy in the Court of Protection

If a chosen individual doesn’t feel capable of carrying out the duties of a Deputy, as Court of Protection solicitors, we can then be appointed as the Professional Deputy. As a Professional Deputy, we will work with the individual and relevant others, ensuring that the incapacitated person’s best interests are protected.

As Court of Protection lawyers, Watsons Solicitors can also help in connection with Statutory Wills. For those with testamentary capacity, we are able to assist you in making a Will. We can assist anyone in connection with an application to the Court of Protection for the approval of a Statutory Will; or represent your interests as an interested party in the event that an application is made by somebody else.


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Meet the Team

Our Court of Protection Experts

Catrin Parry Solicitor

Catrin Parry

Partner and Head of the Family Department

Catrin obtained an BSc. Econ. Honours Degree from Cardiff University and qualified as a Solicitor in 1990. She joined Watsons in 2007 and became a Partner in 2008.

Catrin specialises in Local Authority Children Care Work acting for Guardians, parents, grandparents and children. She also handles all other aspects of Family Law, including Matrimonial property disputes. She is a Member of the Law Society Children’s Panel and Resolution.

Danny Hudson

Danny Hudson

Partner and member of the Family Department

Danny has obtained an LLB Honours Degree from Nottingham Trent University. He trained at Watsons and qualified as a Solicitor in 2004. He was made a Partner in 2008.
Danny specialises in all types of Family law work, including Divorce, Matrimonial Property and Maintenance and all aspects relating to Children’s Welfare and Domestic Violence. He is a Member of the Law Society Family Law Panel and shares the role of Marketing Partner with Steve Martin.
Gill Lacie

Gill Lacey

Solicitor and member of the Family Department

Gill joined Watsons in 2018 having practised as a family law solicitor for over 25 years.
She joins our family team with a wealth of knowledge in all areas dealing with matrimonial finance, child arrangements, injunctions and care proceedings. Gill’s experience allows her to represent clients in both the Magistrates’ and County Courts. She is a member of the Law Society Family Law panel, a Resolution accredited specialist, and qualified Collaborative lawyer. A recognised expert in her field Gill considers that she tries to find a pragmatic and constructive approach to find a resolution suitable for the client’s needs.
Kristel Clarke, Watsons Solicitors

Kristel Clarke

Solicitor and member of the Probate Department

Kristel obtained her LLP Honours Law Degree from University of Liverpool. 

She qualified as a Solicitor in April 2013.

Kristel specialises in all aspects of Private Client including Wills, Trusts, Probate, Administration of Estates, Lasting Power of Attorney and Court of Protection.

Kristel is appointed by the Court of Protection as a Deputy in relation to Property and Financial Affairs.  She is also an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly.                 

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Watsons Solicitors is a trading name of Watsons Solicitors Warrington LLP a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales registered number OC386012 whose registered office is 13 Bold Street, Warrington, WA1 1DJ.

Watsons Solicitors Warrington LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority number 598547.

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