Areas of law:
Mental Health, Court of Protection
Sadé is a solicitor in the Mental Health and Capacity Team in Cardiff, specialising in Court of Protection matters.
Sadé was awarded an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Law from Cardiff University in 2015 and was awarded a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course in 2016, which she also undertook in Cardiff. She joined Reeds in August 2020 having qualified as a solicitor in March 2019, with a specialism in Court of Protection work.
With experience in complex health and welfare cases, Sadé deals with issues such as capacity to make decisions around residence, care, contact, and internet and social media use. She also has a wealth of experience in bringing applications under s21A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 relating to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) framework, including challenges that their care or support arrangements are not in the client’s best interests, or that the client may have capacity.
She acts on behalf of the individual lacking capacity through their Relevant Person’s Representative (RPR), as well as acting for family members. Through Sadé’s help, several clients have secured less restrictive and more appropriate care and support in the community, care homes and supported living placements.
Sadé is approachable, hardworking and has excellent communication skills, often undertaking her own advocacy in the Court of Protection. She is meticulous in her approach to cases and always strives to achieve the best outcome possible for her clients.
Court of Protection Practitioners Association in Wales (CoPPA Cymru)