Catherine Diamond
      • Catherine Diamond
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Catherine Diamond

Associate

Catherine Diamond joined Glanvilles in 2017 and specialises in law relating to mental capacity, the administration of elderly and vulnerable client affairs and Court of Protection applications.  She has previously worked with four Court of Protection Panel Deputies.

Areas of expertise :

  • Court of Protection Applications (Deputy appointments, Statutory Wills, Lifetime Gifts)
  • Powers of Attorney (including preparation and registration relating to General, Lasting or Enduring Powers of Attorney)
  • Administration of financial affairs on behalf of Attorneys or Deputies.
  •  Paying for care
  • The administration of estates
  • Wills and Inheritance Tax planning

She regularly presents to members of charitable organisations on the legal aspects and importance of preparing Wills and Powers of Attorney. She has also been invited to take part in various local campaigns to raise awareness of dementia in the local community via Dementia Action Alliance groups in Reading, Chichester & Bognor Regis and now Portsmouth. 

  • Catherine is an Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly which is an independent, national organisation of professionals who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.
  • Since 2010, Catherine has been a mentor for students studying at the University of Law, Guildford.

Catherine is a Dementia Friend and a Dementia Friends Champion on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Re JC; D v C (2012) MHL0 35 (COP)

This Statutory Will application related to the right of a biological child, adopted out of the family at birth, to claim for provision under the terms of a Will.  Catherine was the solicitor acting on behalf of the applicant who was the Property & Financial Affairs Deputy for JC.