Kate Meredith Jones

Kate Meredith Jones

Year of Call: 2003

Mental Health Law

Kate is a Judge of the First Tier Tribunal, assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber, specialising in Mental Health.

Kate undertook a LLM focused on Mental Health and Human Rights law and accepts instructions relating to all applications under The Mental Health Act.

She represents both restricted and non-restricted patients at Mental Health Review Tribunals in England and Wales and represents Local Authorities and private clients in matters in the County Court.

Kate provides in house seminars to local authorities and solicitors firms with regards to Mental Health law

Court of Protection

Kate accepts instructions relating to issues of welfare and finances for those who lack capacity.

Family

Kate is an experienced family practitioner and accepts instructions in all aspects of family law including private and public Children Applications acting for parents , children and local authorities; ancillary relief claims; cohabitation disputes

 

Career History:

Kate has been a barrister in Chester since 2005 having undertaken her pupillage in Sedan House Chambers.

Education:

University of Birmingham BA(Hons) LLM, College of Law BVC

Awards & Scholarships:

Middle Temple Diplock Scholar, Blackstone Exhibition

Other Qualification and Accreditations:

Accredited to undertake public access work

Memberships and Associations:

Family Law Bar Association

Languages:

Conversational Welsh, Italian, French