Gursharn Bassi

Court of Protection Paralegal

Career

Gursharn is a Paralegal in our Court of Protection department, working primarily with Solicitor Hannah Manson.

She assists when vulnerable adults wish to challenge an authorisation depriving them of their liberty in care homes, residential placements or hospitals, or where there are disagreements over an individual’s capacity or best interests. Gursharn regularly attends Court hearings with Counsel and has experience of assisting with Judicial Review and inherent jurisdiction cases.

In her previous firm, Gursharn gained experience successfully representing clients who had no recourse to public funds to secure support from social services under the Children Act 1989.

Gursharn has an LLB Honours degree from BPP University, where she was awarded as the highest achiever in her chosen elective, and is currently studying for a Legal Practice (Solicitors) LLM.

Interests outside of work

Gursharn enjoys spending time with family and friends and has recently taken up photography. Gursharn speaks fluent Punjabi.

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