Nadia is a Graduate Legal Executive in the Court of Protection Team and is based in our North Hill office.
Nadia graduated from The University of Plymouth with an LLB Law Degree in 2012 and initially began working in the personal injury department of a smaller firm before moving on to private client work and in particular, probate and Court of Protection work.
Nadia joined Wolferstans Court of Protection team in April 2014. Here she continued her post degree qualifications and qualified as a Graduate Legal Executive through CILEx Law School in August 2017 following successful completion of the Graduate Diploma. Nadia will have completed her period of qualifying employment by the end of 2018 and aims to be admitted as a Fellow shortly thereafter.
Nadia has a wealth of experience in making applications to the Court of Protection and in the management of the affairs of incapacitated individuals. Nadia manages several complex brain injury and dementia clients, from children to elderly clients requiring a high level of skill and expertise. She supports these people in the management of their finances on a daily basis. Nadia’s achievements include invoking security bonds, applications to the Court for Statutory Wills and other one-off applications for the existing Deputy.
Nadia also assists in the management of the affairs of clients with Lasting Powers of Attorney who are either unwilling or unable to continue to manage their finances themselves. Nadia also has experience of Community Care and Local Authority funding matters and s117 aftercare funding and Personal Injury Trust advice, creation and management.
Nadia has been active in supporting local charities and community groups and has organised and coordinated various clinics, drop in sessions and events. Nadia is a dementia Champion and regularly provides training to other members of staff.
In her spare time, Nadia enjoys day trips with her husband and son and long walks with the family dog.