Court of Protection

Mehzabin Gorji

Legal Administrator, Court of Protection


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Mehzabin Gorji is a Legal Administrator in our Court of Protection department, based in our Manchester office.

Professional Biography

Mehzabin completed her LLB (Hons) Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, graduating in 2012. She joined Simpson Millar's Court of Protection team as a Legal Administrator in December 2023. Mehzabin's day-to-day role is primarily focused on handling Legal Aid matters within the Court of Protection department. She brings valuable experience from her previous position at another law firm, where she initially worked as an operations administrator. This job involved working closely with a principal lawyer on a finance project carefully reviewing thousands of cases to make sure they met all the necessary legal standards in line with SRA regulations.

In 2019, Mehzabin transitioned into the Court of Protection law area, specialising in Payroll and HR responsibilities. This experience is particularly relevant to her current role, as her duties included ensuring timely and accurate payments to support workers, carers, and rehabilitation professionals, crucial in managing Court of Protection matters. She also managed payments to HMRC and the distribution of payslips. In the HR aspect, her role extended to recruiting support staff for vulnerable clients, a skill directly transferrable to her current position. This included conducting background checks, acquiring references, issuing job offers, and overseeing contracts and salary reviews, all integral to maintaining the high standards required in the Court of Protection team.

Mehzabin is passionate about using her skills to positively impact the lives of those who have experienced life-changing events. Her work in the Court of Protection area highlights the profound difference compassionate legal support can make for vulnerable individuals. Her belief that the law can be a powerful force for good in the lives of people facing significant challenges drives her commitment to her role, where she continues to make meaningful contributions to those dealing with life-altering injuries or circumstances.

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