Alice qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and specialises in public law and human rights. She is strongly committed to promoting the interests and rights of under-represented groups.
Alice has particular expertise in health and social care law. She has represented many disabled children and adults in court proceedings to challenge decisions and policies by public bodies including legal challenges to respite / day centre closures, consultation challenges, cuts to public services, school transport policies, and cuts to special educational needs budgets.
Alice has achieved many positive results for families without the need for court proceedings,, including the reversal of Hampshire County Council’s policy regarding post-16 school transport for disabled teens: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-49290965
Alice has also brought successful claims to court, including a successful challenge to cuts by West Berkshire Council to funding for voluntary organisations providing short breaks for disabled children: R (DAT) v West Berkshire Council  EWHC 1876.
Alice’s practice includes welfare cases in the Court of Protection regarding a person’s mental capacity and/or best interests. She has had conduct of many urgent and complex cases, including concerning the continuance of artificial nutrition and hydration: PL v Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group & Anor  EWCOP 22.
She is also an Accredited Legal Representative under the Law Society’s Mental Capacity (Welfare) Scheme.
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