Wolton & Co is a specialist firm providing quality mental
health advice and representation since September 2000. Our
representatives work closely together as a team and all are members of
the Law Society Mental Health Accreditation scheme.
We represent clients throughout the UK with expertise in both
civil and forensic cases. We specialise in the representation of clients
in High Security.
The firm has been involved in several important cases which have set legal precedents. Cases include:
We have also successfully obtained compensation for clients who have been unlawfully detained.
Our receptionists Mandy and Siroun will deal with your enquiry quickly and efficiently. You can contact us by telephone on 01227 452138, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by using our enquiry form below.
Solicitor and Principal
Karen qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and began her career as a
family lawyer. In 1997 she began work in the field of mental health and
has worked exclusively in mental health law ever since. In September
2000 she started the firm of Wolton & Co. Karen is a committee
member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association, has been a conference
speaker and has contributed to their training course. She is also a Peer
Reviewer for the Legal Aid Agency and in this role she is responsible
for auditing the work of other mental health firms.
Katherine qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and initially worked in
both family and mental health law with Harman and Harman Solicitors. She
joined Wolton & Co in 2005 to work solely in mental health law.
Katherine has a degree in English and French Law. She is fluent in
French and has a basic knowledge of German.
Jackie graduated with a law degree in 1997. By this time
she had already begun part-time work as a legal assistant to Michael
Ball, a Mental Health Act practitioner. She has been on the Law Society
Mental Health Accreditation Scheme since 1999. She moved to Wolton &
Co in 2004.
Kim has worked as a legal assistant for Wolton & Co
solicitors since 2000 and qualified onto the Law Society Mental Health
Accreditation scheme in 2010. Kim is also a qualified psychiatric nurse
(RMN) and general nurse (SRN).
Rachel qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and initially
worked in both clinical negligence and mental health law with Harman and
Harman Solicitors. Rachel studied mental health law at university and
has worked exclusively in mental health law since 2003. Rachel moved to
Fairweathers Solicitors in 2006. She Joined Wolton & Co in September
2018. She has been a member of the Law Society Mental Health
Accreditation Scheme since 2003.