Star Legal

Pieter Cornelius


About Pieter


After an extensive career in HR Management, the business world and working in the financial services industry, Pieter decided to make a career change to the legal profession and completed a Graduate Diploma in Law and a Masters in Law at the University of Wolverhampton in 2013. Pieter then completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) at BPP Law School in 2014.

As paralegal in our firm’s Mental Health and Court of Protection department, Pieter acts for people detained in hospital who seek to challenge their detention. Pieter also advises those who are subject to Community Treatment Orders and Guardianship.


Pieter has worked in Mental Health Law since 2012 and joined CMHT Solicitors (now part of Star Legal) in November 2018.