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Kirstine McFarlane

Partner & Solicitor

About Kirstine

Experience

Kirstine is Head of the Mental Health department in the Walsall office.

Kirstine is an accredited member if the Law Society's mental health panel. She specialises in advising clients with learning difficulties and autism, and tackling the particular problems faced by this vulnerable client group.

Kirstine also has significant experience of the Mental Capacity Act in particular assisting clients who wish to appeal against a Deprivation of Liberty authorisation and representation within the Court of protection for welfare matters.

Legal aid is available for Court of Protection and nearest relative displacement proceedings too, depending on the circumstances.

Background

Kirstine qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and since this time and during her training has always represented clients at Mental Health Tribunals and Managers Hearings.