Emily Park

Court of Protection

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Emily Park


Emily has 10 years' experience in the legal sector. She is an Associate in our Court of Protection Health and Welfare department.

Court of Protection

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
5-7 Ramsden Street

Emily specialises in Court of Protection, working with head of department, Alison Kaye. 

Emily has many years of experience in this area including:

  • Section 21a challenges
  • Best interests proceedings
  • Inherent Jurisdiction
  • Representing the protected party (P) in proceedings
  • Representing family members
  • Representing young adults
  • Representing those living with dementia
  • Representing older adults


Emily has a friendly approach to clients, treating them with respect and care.  Due to the nature of Court of Protection her clients tend to be vulnerable and struggle to understand complex issues often dealt with by the court.  Emily has a talent for condensing large subjects into easily understood concepts to empower vulnerable adults to be as involved in their proceedings as possible. 

Emily is hard working and dedicated to investigating all possible outcomes for individuals touched by the Court of Protection.


Within the Court of Protection Emily has represented a wide range of individuals in various situations. 

  • She has experience working with non-verbal clients, ascertaining wishes and feelings through the use of physical objects to enable them to engage in questions and ascertain preferences
  • She has worked with individuals with communication difficulties who require the use of Makaton
  • Emily has worked on cases in the High Court and Inherent Jurisdiction supporting clients through complex matters both representing P and family members


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