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Sue Clark is a Senior Associate in Boyes Turner’s highly regarded Court of Protection team. A specialist in supporting vulnerable people and their families with Deputyships, Personal Injury Trusts, Statutory Wills and other issues relating to mental incapacity.

The Court of Protection and its processes can be daunting for many people. Sue’s experience acting as a professional deputy for people who lack capacity to manage their own affairs and supporting lay deputies with the application process and their duties enables her to understand how to deal with the challenges that can arise in a supportive and empathetic way.

Sue also has a strong personal interest in ensuring that families of people on the autistic spectrum know what options are available to them to best support their loved one and guides them through lay deputyship applications and the Court process.

Sue has extensive experience in large-scale property adaptations for people with lifelong conditions – through the property search, plans, project management and completion stages.

Sue has extensive experience in acting for people who have acquired brain injuries resulting in a personal injury award and who will require life-long support with their property and financial affairs.  

She is an Accredited member of the Association of Lifetime Lawyers (formerly Solicitors for the Elderly) and is also an Associate member of STEP, having been awarded the Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients. Sue is also a member of the Professional Deputies Forum and Court of Protection Practitioners Association, all of which ensures that she remains aware of current issues relating to vulnerable clients.

Sue has first-hand experience of the challenges faced by families when a family member has learning difficulties, Autism or other neurological issues which enables her to be both empathetic and practical.

On a personal level, Sue has a strong interest in supporting various charities, including Priors Court-Autism Education and Care Charity and NeuroDiversity Hampshire.

Expertise

  • Court of Protection

  • Lay Deputyships

  • Professional Deputyships

  • Statutory Wills

  • Personal Injury Trusts

  • Lasting Powers of Attorney 

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