Aimee Last

Court of Protection Associate Solicitor

Career

Aimee is a Solicitor specialising in Court of Protection disputed welfare decisions and is based in our Lancaster office. She joined Simpson Millar in July 2015 as a Paralegal in our Education Law team before successfully completing her training contract with us and qualified as a Solicitor in May 2019.

Aimee spent time in our Education Law team and has experience in all areas of Education Law and the statutory duties owed to young people with Special Educational Needs.

Many of Aimee’s cases involve challenges against Deprivations of Liberty (DoLS) and she is regularly instructed by advocacy services across the Country as well as by family members and the Official Solicitor. 

This is a complex area of law and Aimee also regularly provides advice and represents parties in cases concerning disputed decisions about care arrangements, contact, consent to sexual relations and travelling abroad.

Aimee has been mentioned several times in the Legal 500 2022 Guide. People working with Aimee said:

"Growing practice and very knowledgeable in the area. Extremely thorough and well prepared."

"Aimee Last recently took a test case on capacity to make decisions as to education."

"Aimee Last – upcoming newly qualified solicitor".

Interests outside of work

Aimee enjoys going hiking with her friends, spending time with her family and settling down to read a good book.

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