Faria is an associate in the advisory and inquest team. Faria advises on many Court of Protection cases which include Covid-19 vaccine applications and appeals. Faria has worked for a local NHS Trust and has developed key skills in effectively managing Inquest files and preparing witnesses for the Inquest.
Having previously been a personal injury lawyer for various regional and national firms representing both claimants and defendants, Faria has gained an insight into how different clients work and how to manage their expectations. Faria predominately works for NHS Trusts, ICBs and Local Authorities by providing them with advice on discrete points or assisting them with court cases.
Faria represents ICBs, Local Authorities and NHS Trusts nationwide and has created good relationships with regional clients further cementing the firm’s standing in the South West region.
Faria has been involved with Liberty Protection Safeguard blogs and has spoken at a regional team meeting held for mental health professionals.
ICBs tackling Covid-19 vaccine applications
Supported various ICBs with making Covid-19 vaccine applications and successfully defending Covid-19 vaccine appeals.
ICB against ICB, who is relevant?
Assisting ICB in Court of Protection case when there is a dispute on who the relevant ICB is and advising on their commission roles and whether they can make a successful application to be discharged as a party.
Representing Ambulance Trusts in-house
Working in a client’s office to help them case manage Inquest files by reviewing reports for Inquest and witness statements. Also, representing them at Pre-Inquest Hearings and preparing Trust witnesses for the Inquest.
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