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Lydia Michael

Senior Paralegal
Court of Protection
lydia.michael@attwaters.co.uk

My Professional Background

I joined Attwaters Jameson Hill in May 2023 as a Senior Paralegal in our Court of Protection team.

I support the Financial Deputies and assist our clients who lack capacity to manage their own financial affairs.

I enjoy making long and lasting relationships with our clients, gaining their trust and support.

My previous work experience includes roles as an assistant manager for the Halifax Plc and as a mortgage broker for a couple of City firms. I also worked at the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), which is the administrative arm of the Court of Protection, and spent 15 years as a Court of Protection Paralegal at a large corporate city law firm.

I also taught English as a foreign language for nine months to people of all ages in a small region in southern Italy.

 

About me

I am first generation Greek Cypriot and was born in North London on the borders of Highgate.

I am very proud of being a Londoner and have many random pictures and artworks around my house that depict areas and places in London! I now live with my daughter in Hertfordshire.

I love strong intense coffee and enjoy tasting and eating foods from all around the world. I adore Italian cuisine.

In my spare time, I enjoy antique browsing around the outskirts of London. I am intrigued by the history behind the artifacts. I enjoy my garden in the spring and summer months and at the very least I have managed to plant some nice things there.

My childhood dream job was to own a sweetshop by the sea.

If I were stranded on a desert island, I would need to have my lip balm handy.

 

 

 

 

Awards and Accolades

  • acn clinical negligence
  • acn conveyancing quality
  • acn family law
  • The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms
  • Best places to wok in UK
  • ERC Endorsement
  • Lexcel
  • AVMA
  • SCIL
  • SFE_FAM