Position(s) Legal executive, Caseworker
Area(s) of Practice Court of Protection
Phone 07710 059 868
Lucy Firth is a caseworker within the Court of Protection department. She is developing her knowledge of cases being brought under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, particularly in areas of dispute involving a vulnerable adult’s deprivation of liberty, and residence and contact matters.
Prior to joining Cartwright King, Lucy worked in the Family Department at a highly regarded inner city law firm dealing with a broad range of family matters including divorce, matrimonial finances, domestic abuse and children matters. Lucy was regularly instructed by parents, grandparents and carers in relation to complex Children Act matters, such as contact and residence disputes, special guardianship cases and cases involving allegations of sexual and physical abuse. She was further regularly instructed by clients in cases where emergency injunction applications were necessary in order to protect the client and associated children from domestic violence and harm. Lucy also has experience of running proceedings in the High Court involving international child abduction.
Lucy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives which demonstrates that she has and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in legal issues.